Watch a Surprising ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Special Effects Reel


Fans of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire will find these before and after shots from Season 2 pretty fascinating; it turns out that a ton of CGI work goes into creating those lovely shots of 1920s Atlantic City and New York City. Maybe we were just being naive, but other than Richard Harrow’s face, we had no idea that so much of it was totally fake! Click through if you’re prepared to see the truth in a clip put together by the talented team at Brainstorm Digital.

[via The A.V. Club]