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Animatronics In Movies

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CGI is okay – I’m no hater (I’m just a he-man woman-hater).  But it can be obvious, no matter how good the effects are.  The Tin-Tin movie had brief moments of, ‘wow, that looks really real!’, mainly down to lighting, but I wasn’t completely immersed.  Animatronics, however – well I’ve always loved them, largely because I know the thing I’m looking at is tangible.  Even if  it is dated, there’s a creative charm to watching a little girl’s head spin 360 degrees, and knowing that creepy model is collecting dust in a back room in Hollywood.  So here’s some weird stuff from the 80s and 90s.