Turns out to "dodge this" you need roughly 120 cameras. 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
Hay is for horses. Internal organs are for cowards. Read More
If you think it's CGI ... don't hold your breath. Or, wait, maybe do. Read More
“Johnny, you’re about to jump out of a perfectly good airplane. How do you feel about that?” Read More
Live, die...repeatedly strap yourself into a metal articulated exoskeleton that weighs 85 lbs. Read More
My god, it's full of stars! And innovative slit-scan photography! Read More