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The 1977 Scientific Fiction Film: Star Wars

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The 1977 scientific fiction film ‘Star Wars’ introduced huge advancement in special effects from aliens to spaceships to planets, each and every element of a young cinematographer George Lucas gave a new edge of visual effects in Cinema. The film also spawned a new special effects house, Industrial light and Magic, which are one of the most popular visual effects studios today. Dykstra and Lucas used extremely detailed miniatures, animation and a pioneering system of computer-controlled motion photography to create special effects (SFX) that still look fresh today. Star Wars was the first big-budget blockbuster to rely on realistic action scenes and explosions, and essentially invented the techniques to achieve this. Dykstra destroyed the Death
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