Today’s superhero movies are heavily CGI’d — convincing viewers that men can fly, and crush cars like soda cans.
But without CGI, superheroes are just mere mortals.
Twitter user Kate Grey recently posted a GIF compilation that goes behind the scenes of some recent superhero movies. Stripped of the power of CGI, our heroes’ dramatic leaps seem a lot less epic.
The tweet, which went viral, features clips from the Thor movies, “Captain America: Civil War,” “Doctor Strange,” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
Through what was likely a combination of stuntwork and special effects, these ended up looking a lot more convincing in the final product.
Just look at the one leap in “Captain America: Civil War” before CGI:
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