Tag Archives: special effects

A Look Back At The CGI Sci-Fi Horror Class Of 2000

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 …

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Tom Savini And Trick Or Treat Studios Join Forces!

Tom Savini

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! …

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Celebrating 35 Years of ‘The Evil Dead’

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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