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SH S5E18: Best Practical Effects in Film

SH S5E18: Best Practical Effects in Film
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Visual and special effects in a movie can make or break it. A movie with solid acting that looks terrible might one day become a cult classic, but most of the time, if there’s bad special effects, people are turned off. This week, we take a look at our favorite practical effects in film. What are practical effects? These are special effects created with real, physical objects and no CGI or animation. Practical effects include puppets, robots, scale models, giant moving sets, prosthetics, and more.

What are some of your favorite practical effects? Did we miss anything you think deserved to be on our lists? We want to know!

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SH S4E15: Jim Henson Spotlight

Jim Henson has brought us countless worlds populated by incredible puppets. Whether it was in Star Wars with the Jedi Master Yoda, the entire cast of The Muppets, Sesame Street, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, or any number of other films and TV series, Henson productions brought to life non-human characters that, in many cases, seemed more alive than their living counterparts.

This week, we bring in a NECA sculpting expert to talk about Jim Henson’s productions, styles, relationships with other creators, and movie special effects in general.

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Rachel Stewart
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Jason Frailey

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