3 Follow the Film
Godzilla the movie monster sure looks a lot bigger and scarier when we see him close up, coming at us in slow motion! Slowing down or speeding up the film can make a special effect even more dramatic. The cameras and projectors are complex, but inside you'll find some simple machines at work. Let's take a "ride" on a frame of film to see how the spools and spindles twist and turn.

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