This "40 Years Of ILM" Video Shows Just How Far We've Come

Industrial Light and Magic has a proud heritage stretching back to the original Star Wars. And to celebrate, they’ve put together a one-minute video that sums up 40 years of visual effects wizardry. How many of these movies can you name?

Want even more VFX wizardry? Here’s a brilliant 1984 NOVA episode focusing on “The Magic of Special Effects,” focusing on Return of the Jedi:

[via Popular Mechanics and Slashfilm]

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Zach Miller

Wow, they had their fingers in a lot more pies than I realized.

Tom Hanks playing Ping-Pong was an effect?