17 Awesomely Simple Tricks Behind Movie Special Effects

Nowadays we're so spoiled by CGI that we can't appreciate a good, well-executed special effect when it's blowing a dude's head up right in our face.

That's why we asked our readers to come up with special effects executed less by computers, and more by simple tricks of the trade. Winner got $150 ...

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, T. S. Obiech. You win money.

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