Movies & Film

The Movie Channel shows you the magic of both the silver screen and behind the scenes. Learn how movies are made and why some scripts turn into cinematic masterpieces.

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This effect is amazing to watch! "The Matrix" spawned both imitation and satirization of this special film technique, which was only used four times in the original film.

When an actor dangles over an incredibly deep river gorge, blue screen photography is the magic that makes it look so real to the gasping audience. Find out how the blue screen technique works and why it's so convincing on the big screen.

By Marshall Brain