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Practical Magic: Six Monsters That Revolutionized the Industry

The amount of work that goes into special effects in this industry should never be overlooked. From the gore to the imaginative creatures, these are amazing feats created by talented people. And fans ...

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Cult Corner: Doom Asylum

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick: Richard Friedman’s Doom Asylum. Mitch Hansen is happier than he’s ever b...

Effects sequences that almost went terribly wrong

Seven Effects Sequences That Almost Went Very Wrong

Some of the best horror movies boast elaborate visual effects sequences that really help them to stand out. These scenes often form some of the feature’s most impressive and iconic moments. The ...

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Exploring Why Audiences Fell Out of Love With Practical FX

In the 1980’s, makeup effects artists like Tom Savini, Stan Winston, Dick Smith, Kevin Yagher, Rick Baker and Rob Bottin were the superstars of the industry. In the 1990’s, it was KNB. Young readers o...

Six Most Innovative FX Sequences in the Nightmare on Elm Street Series

Even the first A Nightmare on Elm Street, despite its modest budget, contained a great deal of ambitious makeup FX work. As the money increased and the series went on, the effects sequences became big...

Cult Corner: Minotaur

[soliloquy id=”20976″] Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick…Jonathan English’s Minotaur. Min...

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