I've often wondered how small-budget movies can hire so many extras or afford special effects—but know I know their secret. Meet the Inflatable Crowd, a range of hireable dolls that have been used in movies like The King's Speech and The Fighter.
Check out this sexy/weird scene from Air Doll, a new Japanese movie that's showing in select theaters in the U.S. this weekend. If you're looking for an alternative to the Airbender/Twilight monoliths, Air Doll is a decent choice. Spoilers below.
Rule #1 of scary creature movies: if the first scary thing-in-the-dark turns out to be harmless (like a blow-up doll), the very next thing will be a throat-violating tentacle monster.