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It’s all in the details: these miniatures changed movies

Perhaps it’s having grown up in the ’80s and a hearty dose of nostalgia in the face of overwrought visual effects in modern movies, but there’s something indescribably powerful about the special effects in films like Blade Runner, Alien, and Dark City. It was an era before CG took over, a time when nearly a century of practical special effects culminated in whole armies of craft workers and artists that knew how to bring the audience to another world or dimension.

read more It’s all in the details: these miniatures changed movies | The Verge.

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This entry was posted on August 24, 2014 by in Films.

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