Added by on 2015-06-03

The WETA Effect

A lot of people have said that Special Effects in movies feel hollow compared to the movies from 10 or 20 years ago. Obviously, CGI plays a part, but there’s a very specific reason that things aren’t working as well.

Background Music is “Ridin’ Wavs” by R. Dilly from Incompetech’s Archive. Clips from X-Men: Days of Future Past, King Kong, The Hobbit, Hulk 2003 and 2008, Star Wars, Marvel and DC Comics, Avatar, Mad Max: Fury Road, Prometheus, and Game of Thrones.

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