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Movie Magic (05:04)


Tiffany Haddish goes on "Brain Games" to talk about the science behind movie making. Experts can use many elements of film to manipulate emotions.

Foley (07:04)

Neuroscientist Cara Santa Maria visits a movie studio to explore the science of movie sounds. Foley is the art of making sounds in movies, which triggers emotions. Haddish plays a game called Fooled by Foley.

Sounds Effects (03:01)

Host Keegan-Michael Key and Jordon Peele reunite on "Brain Games." Key and Peele improvise a scene with various sounds.

Movies (05:27)

Mentalist Lior Suchard tries to influence Haddish’s taste in movies. He can guess what movie Haddish and Key are thinking about. The brain edits visual information using event boundaries.

Your Spouse is a Mouse (09:01)

Motion capture combines actors with CGI. Audience members attempt to guess which CGI character their loved one plays in motion capture.

Movie Making (06:53)

The continuity field occurs when the brain perceives the same face from one moment to the next. The concept allows movies to use stunt doubles without the audience knowing. Suchard has audience members create a movie.

Haddish's Gauntlet (06:25)

Haddish undergoes a series of activities that tests balance, perception, composure, and mental processing.

Credits: Episode 8: Tiffany Haddish: Movie Magic (Brain Games, Season 8) (00:47)

Credits: Episode 8: Tiffany Haddish: Movie Magic (Brain Games, Season 8)

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Episode 8: Tiffany Haddish: Movie Magic (Brain Games, Season 8)

Part of the Series : Brain Games (Season 8)
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Actress Tiffany Haddish and director Jordan Peele join Keegan-Michael Key to play games that show how Hollywood pros manipulate our brains to make us feel genuine emotion while watching movies. Challenges include taking a closer look at some of the bizarre tactics used to create sound effects in movies, spotting the stuntman and illuminating how filmmakers manipulate our brains with editing.

Length: 44 minutes

Item#: BVL283829

Copyright date: ©2020

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