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16 Special Effects Behind James Bond Movies Revealed

For sure, you remember some epic stunt scenes from the Bond movies, so do I. What if I shatter your castles of joy and tell you that they weren't for real? With technology reaching the zenith, you surely don't expect all of them to be made how they seem to be made.
With this story, you'll see how the camera lies, with most of the movie the consequence of multimedia and digitization.

16 Special Effects Behind James Bond Movies Revealed

16 Special Effects Behind James Bond Movies Revealed

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Cinematography is a complex game now.

Cinematography is a complex game now.

The ultimate scene of a seven-storey building collapsing under him.

2. MI6 headquarters in London went up in flames in Skyfall.

2. MI6 headquarters in London went up in flames in Skyfall.

Or maybe a model at Pinewood Studios was torched! A model of the building was blown using the exact angle, and the same natural light. Then the images were superimposed to form the effect.

Aston Martin DB5, his beauty.

Aston Martin DB5, his beauty.

It is a treasure for a you car-lover, right? An old BMW was blown by the special effects team, then a one-third scale miniature was created by Begg's visual effects team.

4. Steve Begg, special effects designer.

4. Steve Begg, special effects designer.

The model was exploded in Skyfall. Begg described his work saying, "I'm entertaining people by misleading them. The more successfully I mislead them, the better I've done my job."

5. The biggest explosion in the film industry.

5. The biggest explosion in the film industry.

About 70 tonnes of TNT were used, only the structure wasn't for real. Chris Corbould did this effect for Spectre!

6. The helicopter spiraling was for real, sigh.

6. The helicopter spiraling was for real, sigh.

But, the view below wasn't! It was filmed 100 miles away from people over an old aerodrome in the woods. Then the woods were subtly replaced by crowds underneath.

7. The reality of the stunt.

7. The reality of the stunt.

The helicopter while hitting into a mansion in Skyfall.

The helicopter while hitting into a mansion in Skyfall.

This could have been expensive for them, so the dimensions were gauged. The airplane and building were replicas, and then the film was superimposed on the explosion.

9. The Venetian palace crumbling down for Casino Royale 2006.

9. The Venetian palace crumbling down for Casino Royale 2006.

The real filming was done on the opposite bank. It took some real hard measurements and collapsed a 90-ton model into the water.

His image was superimposed on that of a stuntman.

His image was superimposed on that of a stuntman.

And also, the ground was changed then.

11. The epic train chase in Skyfall was a myth.

11. The epic train chase in Skyfall was a myth.

Safety considerations compelled them to use special effects in this case.

12. Blofeld's base - filmed in Erfoud, Morocco.

12. Blofeld's base - filmed in Erfoud, Morocco.

Bond and his girl Madeleine overlooking Blofeld's base. The explosion lasted for 7.5 seconds.

The final film's scene of buildings in the background was the deed of a camera.

The final film's scene of buildings in the background was the deed of a camera.

This one actually made me laugh.

This one actually made me laugh.

So, was that skeleton necessary?

15. The mouse was a star in Spectre, revealing Silva's hideaway.

15. The mouse was a star in Spectre, revealing Silva's hideaway.

Instead of taking numerous shots with a real one, they saved time using a computerized one.

16. Skyfall (2012).

16. Skyfall (2012).

The hovering tower wherein Bond was lured to coming, wasn't that grand, you see!

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