The Past 100 Years Of Special Effects Video | A Timeline Of Camera Tricks & CGI FX

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We’ve accomplished a lot in the past 100 years of film. Not only have we gone from simple 16 fps black and white movies to colorful high def, but the quality of the special effects have also changed dramatically.

Here’s a compilation (set to the music of Blue Man Group) of some of the most groundbreaking special effects found in movies.

When I was a kid I remember being terrified out of my mind when watching Jurassic Park. I had no idea that what I was seeing was a result of decades of film-making, all I knew was that the dinosaurs looked real.

This tribute video highlights some of the most ground-breaking movie scenes, however, I couldn’t help but feel a little disappointed by the end. 2001: A Space Odyssey, Titanic, The Matrix and 300 are all movies that define Hollywood today yet they weren’t included.

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