Top 10 Practical Special Effects in Movies

Top10-Best-Practical-Special-Effects-480i60_480x270 count down the picks for the top 10 practical special effects in movies. For this list, we’ve focused on on-camera magic in the form of prosthetics, animatronics, puppets or anything else these geniuses can think of.

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Gipsy Danger (Pacific Rim) the bigger creature ever


This is what the Internet does, comparing imaginary creatures and deciding which one is bigger! This is very important for us!

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Stan Lee Cameos on Marvel Movies


It’s become a tradition that Stan Lee, the 90-year-old co-creator of some of Marvel’s most iconic characters, including Spider-Man, Fantastic Four and Thor, gets awarded a cameo in nearly every movie that he helped in re-creating. The in-joke started back in 2000 with “X-Men” and continues to this day with “Thor: The Dark World.”

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15 low budget films with highest gross


Pulling everything available to carry out a film sometimes becomes an unexpected blockbuster and instantly the director is catapult. In some cases the success owes much to the skill advertising and is not uncommon for a company to acquire a film with potential and finish more millions being spent on promoting than you have invested with the director and his crew.

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Pacific Rim Win Outstanding Visual Effects HPA Awards 2013


Los Angeles, CA – The 2013 HPA Awards took place last week, on Friday, November 7, celebrating talent and innovation in 12 creative categories as well as in three special honors. The HPA Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in helping to create features, television programs, spots, and entertainment enjoyed around the world. Presented by the Hollywood Post Alliance — the professional organization for the post production community – the 8th Annual HPA Awards took place at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, in front of a sold out audience of industry insiders and luminaries.

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The Anatomy Of A Scary Film

Anatomy Of A Scary Movie [Infographic]

There’s a lot that goes into making a scary movie, so the team at has put together an in-depth infographic that dives into “The Anatomy of a Scary Film” and covers everything from soundtrack creation to camera angles, from scare tactics to reasons why we love the feelings of a fright fest. Check it out after the break.

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Keanu Reeves explaining CGI to a little kid


This is an extraction of “Side by Side”, a 2012 American documentary film directed by Christopher Kenneally. It was produced by Justin Szlasa and Keanu Reeves. It premiered at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival and it was shown at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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The 9 Starship Troopers technological successes


That “Starship Troopers” is a film ahead of its time we all know, but how far technology predicted? 16 years of the release in 1997 from today, long before the Internet was a maxim in our lives, this film’s cult science fiction introduced a multitude of items that we use today in a very established and accepted life. Far from being science fiction, real life is pure and where many films failed, “Starship Troopers” technological subtlety offered a highly credible and palpable, which only serves to lengthen his legend.

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