Watch the incredible evolution of Jurassic Park's spitting animatronic…

The videos that Stan Winston Studio has been releasing about their special effects work on various movies are nothing short of astounding, and show off just how detailed their practical effects are. In this video, mechanical effects designer Rick Galinson takes us through the development of that great Dilophosaurus… » 3/10/13 8:30am 3/10/13 8:30am

This M.O.D.O.K. marionette is awesomely horrifying

Nathan Britton used a combination of papier-mâché, paper clay, joint compound, acrylic paint and lights to bring the Mobile Organism Designed Only for Killing to puppety life. The lights in his rear create a great floating effect, but it's the rows of crooked, grinning teeth that make this murderous critter something… » 1/19/13 4:00pm 1/19/13 4:00pm

This is what an 18-foot-tall, 1700-pound marionette walking down the…

During the last weekend this May, the Royal de Luxe marionette company trotted their disconcertingly large she-marionette — which is adorned with the hair of 70 horses — down the streets of Nantes, France. Now we know the dread the citizens of Metropolis feel whenever Toyman is on the loose. » 7/30/11 3:50pm 7/30/11 3:50pm