Whenever there is a blockbuster released on the big screen, the movie must have a extravaganza effect on the audience. It could be through the costume design, musical scores, performances, editing, or action sequences. All of those are some what essential to making a blockbuster, but the special effects is the key to the audience’s viewing experience. Here is the list of the best special effects over the years from present to past due to their innovative use of CGI, blending live action with 2D animation, a realistic space feel, bullet time, etc.
7. Gravity (2013)
Use Of Special Effects: Creating a realistic feel to the look of a space expedition. Had the use of 3D and IMAX to perfect the effect.
6. Avatar (2009)
Use Of Special Effects: Combines current digital effects through advancement of 3D in order to sell the allusion of a fantasy world, that made audiences weep in disappoint in their daily lives.
5. The Matrix (1999)
Use Of Special Effects: Good use of bullet time and CGI within the action sequences rivaling Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace that year.
4. Jurassic Park (1993)
Use Of Special Effects: Had a fluid looking dinosaur on the big screen thanks to the technology of CGI. This special effect has impacted the special effects industry for many years. Other techniques include an animatronic and puppets for close ups of the T rex and Brontosaurus.
3. Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
Use Of Special Effects: The special effects company, Industrial Light & Magic perfected the realistic look of the assassin cyborg made of liquid metal, T-1000 by state of the art CGI. Using CGI helped the cyborg morphed his body into blades and goo substance.
2. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Use Of Special Effects: Having the main actor, Bob Hoskins actor alone in a blue screen for a scene involving 2D animation. The effect seem seamless in quality because of the creative direction from Robert Zemeckis. With also the talent of many animation studios like Disney, MGM, and Warner Brothers.
1.The Original Star Wars Trilogy (1977-1983
Use Of Special Effects: This space opera epic both impacted the movie and effects industry through the numbers of summer movie releases after another. This risk of a project brought impossible visuals like space battles efficiently for years to come.