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puppets

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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015

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Weak-minded fool: The puppeteering behind Jabba the Hutt

A 20-minute fan documentary explores the operation of Jabba the Hutt, including a new interview with one of the puppeteers.

By February 9, 2015

Review

Shadow Puppet for iOS

With a simple process that's incredibly easy to follow, Shadow Puppet is a must-have for quick slideshows with audio.

By May 29, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 29, 2014
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'Firestorm' aims to be 21st century 'Thunderbirds' with next-gen puppets

"Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson's son Jamie is asking for your help to turn "Supermarionation" into next-generation "Ultramarionation".

By October 3, 2014

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How visual effects brought 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' characters to life

These video breakdowns from Industrial Light & Magic show how the magic of CGI was used to breathe life into characters like Maz Kanata.

By January 31, 2016

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Nintendo keeps it weird with a nod to its lesser-known handheld games

The Japanese game maker leaves us in the dark on its blockbuster projects, but finds time to get goofy with its 3DS handheld. Yes, puppets were involved.

By June 16, 2015

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Adopt a Gremlin: Special-effects wiz auctioning off movie treasures

The legendary Rick Baker is selling work including animatronics and puppets from "Gremlins 2" and "Men in Black." Find out what Mogwai monsters and alien gems await.

By May 22, 2015

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First Samsung Galaxy Gear, Note 3 ad: Annie Lennox, puppet love

In its first attempt to get people excited about its new watch and Note 3, Samsung presents street theater and imagination and inspiration from your everyday life.

By October 2, 2013

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TV tech through time - part 1

Spinning disks, creepy puppets and the battle for colour -- here's the tech that established TV as the world's most important medium.

By December 1, 2014

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'Math Bites' show with Danica McKellar makes numbers hip

Get weekly tips on how to incorporate math into your daily life using catchy tunes, puppets, and surprising celebrity cameos thanks to actress Danica McKellar's new show on the Nerdist Channel.

By February 12, 2014