We all enjoy watching movies, and let's face it, if you don't, you probably won't be venturing on to this website in the first place. Over the years, there have been many changes in how movies are created, especially when considering practical effects, sets, and props. Unlike films from the "Golden Age," where these things were built by to hand to look as real as possible, now they are created digitally, after the fact, in a Post House. Its amazing, the kind of story telling you can achieve with Visual Special Effects. Take this VFX reel from the Great Gatsby for example:
This goes to show there are some very talented people out there, not to mention the actors/actresses... who have to to get into character by imagining the world around them.