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Sure, CGI has come a long way. But there's still something magical about practical special effects in films. At Engadget Expand, we got a close look at some of the most intriguing work from animatronics expert Mark Setrakian. You've probably seen his stuff: He created the tiny, head-mounted alien

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Here's a fun piece of trivia: Steven Spielberg was originally going to use stop-motion animation for the dinosaur sequences in Jurassic Park. That's right, one of the most iconic films in the world, a landmark in the evolution of CGI almost ended up looking like Jason and the Argonauts. Thankfully

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As much as we'd like this to be a still from a new, secretly-in-development Cronenberg movie, it's actually an image of the nightmare-inducing mechanical heart that stars in a new series of Sony ads set to air during England's World Cup qualifying campaign on ITV. The hook, of course, is that the h

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