Over the years, CGI has received a lot of negativity from the horror community. The replacement of practical gore and special effects has been part of the film industry for over 30 years now. Things we take for granted like the MCU would be nothing more than a dream without …Read More »
FX Artist Jacquie Lantern Is Making Up The Scares This Halloween!
Jacquie Lantern is one of the most talented make-up artists in the country. She has been featured on ABC News as well as Crypt TV. She’s starred in and worked on the film The Houses October Built 2 (2017). She was also on the cover of one of my own …Read More »
Women in Horror 2019: Interview with Haylee Detroit
I always go all out for Women in Horror Month, but this year I wanted it to be even more special with it being its 10th year running. That means I wanted to interview all the women in the horror industry who truly make horror unique whether they’re actresses, producers, …Read More »
Tom Savini And Trick Or Treat Studios Join Forces!
Tom Savini is a rock star of special effects. An ageless, cool swagger tempered with an insatiable passion for his work has made him a legendary presence in cinema. We’ve just learned that he’s signed up with Justin Mabry at Trick or Treat Studios to create some amazing horror artwork! …Read More »
Celebrating 35 Years of ‘The Evil Dead’
Today we celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Evil Dead’s release in the United States. This film was easily the first of its kind, which paved way for so many gory splatter films to come. The Evil Dead was the film that jump started Sam Raimi’s (Spider-man 2 2004) career and …Read More »
Effects Comparison: ‘Birdemic: Shock and Terror’ (2010) vs. ‘The Host’ (2006)
This article follows three fundamental questions: What makes special effects in media good? What makes them bad? Also, what makes some effects so bad that they’re good? To help answer the questions, I’m going to analyze two scenes from two very different movies: (1) Birdemic: Shock and Terror (usually considered …Read More »
Jacquie Lantern Terrifies Horror Fans In Her Pennywise Makeup!
Makeup artist Jacquie Lantern is one of the hottest up and comers in the world of make up and special effects. Having been featured on Crypt TV, she continues to push her skills to the max. Whenever a major horror film comes out, Jacquie challenges herself to recreate something incredibly …Read More »