15 Iconic Movie Shots We Didn’t Know Were Super Tricky To Pull Off

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15 Iconic Movie Shots We Didn’t Know Were Super Tricky To Pull Off

It's the job of movies to make scenery and interactions look as natural as possible. “Suspension of disbelief,” that's a term we heard somewhere. Can't remember where, though, can you believe it? Anyway, it often doesn't look like it on screen, but pulling off a great shot involves a lot of hard work. There's lighting, cameras, makeup, whatever the hell a “key grip” or a “best boy” is (sounds made-up to us, but whatever, support good union jobs). All this in service of these play pretend little fictions we use to either entertain ourselves with or as fodder for passing out on the couch. Both are equally valid! But the people behind the scenes put in real, actual work. They could have just drawn the 2D comic-book elements in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, but they didn’t -- they laboriously created them as elements of a 3D world. Here’s the full story, plus 14 others:

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