"Mildew is good for you. It's the next best thing to fresh lettuce. Be thankful for what grows down here." Read More
How’d They Do That?
How’d They Do That? is a monthly column in which Meg Shields unpacks moments of movie magic and celebrates the technical wizards who pulled them off.
If you’re new to reading this column, we suggest starting with these entries:
- How They Shot the Stargate Sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey
- How They Shot the Impossible Mirror Scene in Contact
- The Story Behind the Riskiest Stunt in Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Explore the entire How’d They Do That? archive below
From a harmless old woman to a gnarled, blotchy sea hag in the blink of an eye! Read More
Let's talk about the glass shot. (No, not the kind you pour tequila into). Read More
As Flynn says, on the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy. Read More
Turns out to "dodge this" you need roughly 120 cameras. Read More
Hay is for horses. Internal organs are for cowards. Read More