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This was primarily achieved with a 60-70 lb fat suit to add on the additional bulk and get the actor to walk and move about with the weight that would look natural on camera. Hair and makeup also did a convincing job of making his face looked puffed for the fat Thor role, and I assume they touched it up with CGI afterward to blend it all together(unsourced). ...


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Practical effect Funnily enough, the answer is the fourth comment on the YouTube link you posted. This comment links to Ken Levine's blog (Cheers screenwriter) describing how this trick was performed. This is referring to the “Endless Slumper” episode of CHEERS from season one, written by Sam Simon and directed by James Burrow. I’ve included the video ...


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There is a current 'trend' going on in recent years when it comes to "modern**" vs 'Traditional**' film making. To fix up your confusion though, Jackie Chan, many other martial artists, or non M.A. people like Tom Cruise. Do their own stunts because of many reasons. Tom probably uses it as a way to brag, considering his stature, age and popularity, while ...


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