This Video Shows Just How Much Special Effects Have Changed In 136 Years

The art of blowing things up and making people fly has come a long way.

Compiled by Jim Casey, it shows how effects have changed since the earliest days of cinema, to the lastest CGI blockbusters.

2. Of course, some things stay the same. The special effects still get used to depict space travel…

4. …or dinosaurs…

6. …or people flying…

 

7. …or really big explosions…

9. …or stuff flooding…

11. …or people fighting skeletons.

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