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A Before And After Look At Special Effects In Famous Films

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A Before And After Look At Special Effects In Famous Films

Since the dawn of cinema directors and film studios have been sprinkling all kinds movie magic to blur the lines better reality and fantasy. Whether it's using giant props that from a distance look real, or using the the illusion of perspective to add depth to a scene - the industry has all kind of tricks to make the impossible seem believable.

But the most dramatic change has surely been the arrival of special effects (CGI) in films. Suddenly directors and writers were only only limited by their imagination.

As technology has continue to improve over the years, its become increasingly difficult to differentiate between real and the artificial. The famous "green screen" is now a staple in Hollywood - a blank canvas for special effects team to work their magic.

Here's some fascinating and at times eye-opening examples from the likes of Game of Thrones, Alice In Wonderland and The Hobbit. And there you were thinking the tiger in Life of Pi was real.....

Game of Thrones

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Guardians of the Galaxy

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Life of Pi

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Pirates of the Caribbean

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The Hobbit

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Alice In Wonderland

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The Dark Knight

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Oz, The Great and Powerful

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Boardwalk Empire

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Twilight Saga: Eclipse

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