San Andreas without the special effects looks even more ridiculous

You know what happens in a real earthquake? A pause. And then slight confusion. And then frantically trying to remember what elementary school taught you on where you should go. And then panic because you don’t remember. You know what happens when you film an earthquake disaster movie such as San Andreas? Comedy. » 5/30/15 5:00pm 5/30/15 5:00pm

The 20 Most Revolting Special Effects Ever Created [NSFW]


Ever since Star Wars, the special effects industry has taken us to amazing new worlds and recharged our sense of wonder. It's also grossed us the frak out. Exploding heads, severed limbs, strange mutilations... Here are the 20 most disgusting special effects of all time. Warning: NSFW! » 11/27/14 5:00pm 11/27/14 5:00pm

This video shows how pretty much everything in Game of Thrones is fake

By now, we know that Game of Thrones uses a heavy VFX hand when it comes to building the world of Westeros but it's still amazing how real their visual effects can make it look. That's because pretty much everything is fake. Seriously. Anything far off in the distance or people standing around or flags waving have all… » 7/08/14 7:51pm 7/08/14 7:51pm

Watch the Visual Effects Reel Behind Pacific Rim's Awesome Prologue

If you watched Pacific Rim, you'd know how incredible the giant mechs looked and how unforgettably beautiful the prologue that provided the backstory for the movie was. And though ILM did most of the VFX in the film, Guillermo del Toro's Mirada studio was the team responsible for the effects in the prologue. Here's… » 9/11/13 7:04am 9/11/13 7:04am

Chalk Warfare Will Make Your Childhood Feel Incomplete

Where the hell was this when I was a kid? Why did no one tell me about this hardcore spin-off of chalk gameplay?

Back in my day all we did was doodle and play hopscotch.

But in all seriousness, the special effects are phenomenal. The creator, whose work we've featured » 5/16/12 12:00pm 5/16/12 12:00pm before, got some great detail in there. If…

You're Trapped Inside a Gigantic Claw Machine. What Do You Do?!

It's all fun and games until the giant claw descends from the sky and threatens to make you the unwilling plaything of a surly teenager.

This brilliant (very) short film from SoKrispyMedia captures the sheer panic experienced by brave men that have, perhaps foolishly, made the inside of a claw machine their… » 4/13/12 12:00pm 4/13/12 12:00pm