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Ep 201 - Practical Effects

Released: Wednesday Nov 06, 2019 at 05:00 AM - Length: 1:31:04

Top Five Kyle Eva Cir Themos Nick Paul from Ep 204
5 CPU Access scene - Terminator 2: Judgment Day Trucking in sand and dirt from the Utah desert... that turned out to be radioactive and gave many of the crew cancer - The Conqueror Werewolf effects - An American Werewolf in London Transformation scene - An American Werewolf in London Transformation scene - An American Werewolf in London David Hasselhoff scene. Pulled across the sea on a sled and also a 11 foot replica of the Hoff in other shots BBC - SpongeBob SquarePants
4 Face melting - Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark The car chase - The Blues Brothers Bullet Time - The Matrix Face transformation - Sh The Octopus The baby - Eraserhead Face melting - Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark
3 Various roles as a contortionist - Troy James Creature effects - The Thing (1982) Tokka and Rahzar - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze The Phantom - The Phantom of the Opera (1925) The Tyrell building - Blade Runner Exploding head - Scanners
Various roles due to his unique appearance - Doug Jones      
2 Dinosaur effects, especially the kitchen scene - Jurassic Park The beast people - Island of Lost Souls The Child aka Baby Yoda - The Mandalorian Possession effects - The Exorcist Skating scene - Modern Times Robot effects - Short Circuit
1 Multiple examples of using practical effects when it would have been easier to use CGI - Christopher Nolan Cars and stunt work - Mad Max: Fury Road Cars and stunt work - Mad Max: Fury Road Transformation effects - The Fly (1986) Extensive use of Matte Paintings - Citizen Kane Double amputee used for CPR scene - The Thing (1982)
Honerable Mentions Jack seeing Wendy and Danny walking through the model maze - The Shining   Eye Gouging - Deadwood Zombie effects - Night of the Living Dead Chestburster scene - Alien  
Train fight - Skyfall    Stop motion effects - Ray Harryhausen   
Jaeger cockpit controls - Pacific Rim    Gymnast bent double to wear Tik-Tok costume - Return to Oz   
Crafted settings - Lumino City      
Crafted settings - Truberbrook      

Computer-Generated Images [REC] Dick Smith
Special Effect Failure Pan's Labyrinth Max von Sydow
The Call of the Wild (2020) The Shape of Water Rutger Hauer
Harrison Ford Hellboy (Film) Vomit Indiscretion Shot
Jack London S04E10 - Hush - Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sam Raimi
The Call of the Wild Victor Massague Drag Me to Hell
Isle of Dogs Rob Bottin Charlie Chaplin
Cockfighter The Howling No OSHA Compliance
Narrator Our Werewolves Are Different Buster Keaton
Get off my plane! - Air Force One Shown Their Work By Wall That Is Holey
I already work around the clock! - Extraordinary Measures Man on Fire Jackie Chan
Lady and the Tramp (2019) The Thing from Another World Virtual Insanity - Jamiroquai
Disney Live-Action Remakes The Thing (2011) Under the Skin
Guillermo del Toro Gord Robertson Jonathan Glazer
Christopher Nolan Mark Ginther Truck flip - The Dark Knight
Cosmetics Tropes Rock Lyon TARS - Interstellar
Rick Baker Kurt Bryant Dogfighting - Dunkirk
The Irishman Awesome Mccool Name Train down the city street - Inception
Soft Glass S08E20 - Space Mutiny - Mystery Science Theater 3000 Plane heist - The Dark Knight Rises
Squib The '90s Nightmare Alley (2021)
Black Panther Lon Chaney Cirque du Soleil
Ryan Coogler Method Acting George Miller
Marvel Cinematic Universe Viggo Mortensen Babe
The Avengers (2012) Exene Cervenka Academy Award
Martin Scorsese X (Band) Mad Max
Alan Moore Robert Pattinson Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
Fitzcarraldo Kristen Stewart Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome
Gremlins Charlie's Angels (2019) Guy Norris
Horror Films Hot Ones Wuxia
Deleted Scene Deontay Wilder David Cronenberg
Director's Cut Chris Evans Chris Walas
Arnold Schwarzenegger Luke Evans Painful Transformation
Linda Hamilton Sean Evans Museum of the Strange and Unusual
Making Use of the Twin Sean Murray Stephen King
The Marx Brothers Blazing Inferno Hellfire Sauce Dreamcatcher
Mirror Routine Key & Peele Does This Remind You of Anything?
Extreme Mêlée Revenge Hallucinations Geena Davis
John Wayne S08E09 - El Viaje Misterioso De Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer) - The Simpsons Height Tropes
Howard Hughes Johnny Cash Jeff Goldblum
The Topic of Cancer The World According to Jeff Goldblum
Yellowface Miniature Effects Disney+
Scarlett Johansson Ridley Scott Roger Ebert
John Landis Blade Runner 2049 Flashback
Creator Cameo Escape from New York Orson Welles
Off with His Head! Matte Shot Hoggle - Labyrinth
Gory Discretion Shot Stan Winston David Bowie
Lon Chaney Jr. Jaws Five Nights at Freddy's
Body Horror Wally Westmore The Terminator
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Charles Gemora Gumby
Darth Vader - Star Wars Bela Lugosi Eagles
Meaningful Name The Island of Doctor Moreau The Flying Burrito Brothers
Willing Suspension of Disbelief Little Bit Beastly Pete Kleinow
Time Lapse Beast Man Tom Savini
Nightmare Fuel Sliding Scale of Anthropomorphism Stop Motion
The '80s Professional Wrestling The 7 Th Voyage Of Sinbad
Hellraiser Minimalism Nathan Juran
Cruel and Unusual Death Deborah Chow Attack of the 50-Foot Woman
Hate Sink Werner Herzog Kazaam
They Live! Badass Adorable Shaquille Oneal
Musical Number Index Jerk with a Heart of Gold The Berenstain Bears
Carrie Fisher J. J. Abrams The Mandela Effect aka Fake Memories
Eye Scream Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Enforced Method Acting
Wire Fu Star Wars: The Force Awakens Room 237