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YouTube’s Slo Mo Guys inspired a key moment in ‘Solo’

It helped create a very practical effect.

On Feb 20, 2019 by Michelle Jaworski

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Here’s how ‘Blade Runner 2049’ pulled off its most striking cameo

A lot went into bringing this character back.

On Jan 3, 2018 by Michelle Jaworski

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Adorable video shows how ‘Okja’ made its giant pig come to life

Okja’s special effects team helped its actor bond with a digital character in the cutest way ever.

On Nov 8, 2017 by Tiffanie Drayton

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Bad special-effects supercut is hilarious and sad at the same time


On Jul 16, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Catzooka cat launcher is as amazing as it is fake

The purrfect invention for fans of felines.

On Jul 15, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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San Diego Comic-Con’s ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ panel yields the sweetest story of the event

This is for all the little girls with big Comic-Con dreams.

On Jul 10, 2015 by Aja Romano

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How the ‘Game of Thrones’ special effects team created the season’s biggest battle

What we saw is only the surface.

On Jul 7, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Explosions are the secret sauce for even better nature documentaries

Wildlife just got a whole lot wilder.

On Jun 24, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Behind-the-scenes video shows ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ was intense even before the CGI

You’d probably still watch it if it looked like this. It’s that badass.

On Jun 6, 2015 by Selena Larson

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The story behind the chest-bursting scene in ‘Alien’

A closer look at the scene that made audiences say “nope” to space travel.

On Jan 23, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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Real explosions and puppets make a comeback on Kickstarter

This remake will use Anderson’s traditional puppetry style and real special effects, updated for the 21st century using a technique dubbed “ultramarionation.”

On Oct 1, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Corridor Digital brings face-melting movie magic to YouTube

Like so many great stories, Corridor Digital’s starts with Star Wars.

On Jun 18, 2014 by Carly Lanning

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Conan O’Brien got stabbed last night—in the coolest way possible

There’s only one way to test it.

On May 21, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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Seriously, Reedus, just shoot Ciara Provencio in the face already

Teen girl hopes “Walking Dead” photo campaign raises the dead — and bullying awareness.

On Apr 5, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Stop motion is a coin toss

Redditors debate (as they do) whether a presumed stop-motion video on YouTube really is done with stop-motion or other tricks.

On Aug 10, 2011 by Fernando Alfonso III

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