27 Mind-Blowing Explanations Behind Movie Special Effects


We're quick to fill in the blanks behind the craziest effects we see in movies by wondering at what they can do with computers these days. But it turns out there's nothing but old-fashioned smoke and mirrors behind some of the most memorable movie moments of all time. We asked our readers to give us their favorite examples of movie magic we might have taken for granted. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Entry by J.M.S

No CGI was used in the corkscrew jump performed in The Man with the Golden Gun Jay Milligan, who had performed the jump before, was called away befo

Entry by Sulaco


Entry by maluba

When filming Star Trek's space jump scene, the actors were suspended upside-down, and kept passing out from blood rushing to their heads. Finally, J.J

Entry by Danzy

Source: e:http://www.yesterland.com/casablanca.html The airplane in the background is a small wooden cut-out on a sound-stage. The fog is smoke used t

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