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An illusion created for films and television by props, camerawork, computer graphics, etc.‘a non-stop action film filled with amazing stunts and spectacular special effects’
- ‘There are no special effects or complicated make up jobs required for the plate.’
- ‘The particularity of the film is that it is being shot in digital video with special effects.’
- ‘The film is too caught up in special effects to care very much about the human characters.’
- ‘It's a simple enough technique and has been used for special effects in films such as Star Wars.’
- ‘I like to be there for any special scenes or if there are stunts or special effects.’
- ‘He loves figuring out how to create the props and special effects his scripts call for.’
- ‘Most of today's films rely heavily on special effects in order to appeal to the audience.’
- ‘The film is loaded with special effects and will hit the theatres by mid-May.’
- ‘Live action cartoons need special effects, but they don't have to be gold-plated.’
- ‘The special effects are fantastic and the humour is twisted into new visual gags which can be appreciated on a whole new level.’
- ‘Where the film falls down slightly is during its latter stages, when the real is overtaken by special effects and a what if scenario.’
- ‘Characterisation suffers in favour of special effects.’
- ‘Lee Hee-Kyung talks about the special effects in the film, and Kim's interest about the matter.’
- ‘Wood can stage both strong acting scenes and those requiring heavy special effects.’
- ‘I thought The Matrix was a good story and the special effects told that story well.’
- ‘I would be remiss if I did not discuss the many action sequences and special effects.’
- ‘The world of digital special effects is an exploding market and the latest technology has revolutionised the industry.’
- ‘You began to ignore the cheap sets and terrible special effects and instead focus on the story.’
- ‘Whatever it is, he makes it all happen in the camera without any special effects.’
- ‘Sometimes when you do a film with special effects, there is no chance for the actors to play.’
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