In most cases movie magic is just that: magic. And these behind-the-scenes photos are an insanely interesting look at some of our favorite films, and the ways their creators approached the challenges of making them. Above you see an AT-AT from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in its decidedly cute true size. From clever deception to larger-than-life monsters, click through to see more super-cool photos from your favorite films.
I distinctly remember my mom saying — and I’ll be she still feels the same way — that the original 1979 Alien was the scariest movie she’d ever seen. Well, seeing the alien himself with costume-head off makes things decidedly less scary, yet still very cool.
Check out more perspective-altering photos in the gallery, and tell us:
Which of these is the coolest to you?