Tag: special f/x

The American Scream

{Cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls}  The American Scream is one of those amazingly awesome documentaries full of people that make you cry because they are so damn passionate about what they’re doing. And in this case, what they’re doing is setting up “Home Haunts”, which means running full-scale haunted houses every Halloween that they put together themselves, and

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An American Werewolf in London

31 Horror Movies I Own #27: An American Werewolf in London Another horror-comedy, An American Werewolf in London is the film that kicked off my obsession with gory special F/X. College backpackers David and Jack are hiking across some spooky, fog-covered moors in England when the stumble upon a pub called “The Slaughtered Lamb”, and

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The Howling

31 Horror Movies I Own #12: The Howling “I’m gonna give you a piece of my mind….” A couple of years before he exploded my 80s kid brain with fuzzy adorable Gizmo and his nemesis, Spike, in Gremlins, Joe Dante directed what I still think is one of the finest werewolf movies ever made: The

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