Since the advent of computers and digital technology, special effects in the films have entered a new age. Nevertheless, such techniques have existed since decades and have also evolved through the time. Jim has condensed more than 100 years of cinematic special effects in a frantic 3 minute video.
Jim Casey is a YouTube user with a particular taste for world cinema and television. On his YouTube channel, and you can see that he has published numerous videos related to these two topics. In one of his videos, he has made a selection of the most important and special visual effects in the history of cinema, from 1878 to today.
Images and decades go side by side by in this video accompanied by the Liberi Fatali which is one of the flagship soundtrack in the the video game Final Fantasy 8. We can see in this video images of Trip to the Moon, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Back to the Future, Alien, Avengers, The Ten Commandments or the 2014 version of Godzilla .
This retrospective allows us to realize the incredible evolution experienced by the special effects in the cinema over a century. However, we find that the pace of this video is bit too quick and does not leave us time to enjoy the pictures. We are still impressed by the the time it took him to find all these movies and piece them together. Special effects of which movie impressed you the most?