Spider-Man: No Way Home: Doc Ock's Arms Are CGI, Not Practical Effects - IGN

Spider-Man: No Way Home: Doc Ock's Arms Are CGI, Not Practical Effects - IGN

One of the coolest touches in Sam Raimi’s 2004 Spider-Man 2 was how Alfred Molina’s Doc Ock used practical puppets to serve as his robotic tentacles. For Molina’s return in Spider-Man: No Way Home, he’s traded in the puppets for full CGI effects, which took some getting used to. Speaking with EW, Spider-Man actor Tom Holland shared his experiences with working with Molina for No Way Home and how “It was really fun to watch him see how technology has advanced,” Holland said. “When he was making [Spider-Man 2], the arms were puppets, and when we did it, they’re all imaginary and CG. It was quite cool to see him relive it, but also relearn it.” A lot has already been said about the decline of practical effects in Hollywood. …
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