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Film Review: Creepshow (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “Five tales of terror are presented. The first deals with a demented old man returning from the grave to get the Father’s Day cake his murdering daughter never gave him. The second is about a not-too-bright farmer discovering a meteor that turns everything into plant-life. The third is about a vengeful husband burying his wife and her lover up …

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)


SYNOPSIS: George A. Romero, the renown horror writer and creator of Night of the Living Dead, has partnered with writer-actor Jeff Monahan to create horror anthology George A. Romero Presents … Deadtime Stories. The first volume of this two volume set consists of an anthology of three 30-minute horror films: Valley of the Shadow: A woman searches for her missing …

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Book Review: Grande Illusions 1 – Author Tom Savini


GRANDE ILLUSIONS – A LEARN-BY-EXAMPLE GUIDE TO THE ART AND TECHNIQUE OF SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS FROM THE FILMS OF TOM SAVINI Written by Tom Savini Published by Imagine Publication Date: 1983 Format: B&W / color – 135 pages Price: various – OOP Hell-o, gore hounds, Horror Fanatics, information sucking maggots and most of all, fellow Special Effects Artists. This is …

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EXCLUSIVE: Trailer For SMOKE AND MIRRORS – The Story Of Tom Savini

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/20010378[/vimeo] In the world of horror there are few names more recognizable then that of TOM SAVINI.  His FX work on Romero’s Dead films, the FRIDAY the 13th franchise and the slasher genre as a whole has cemented his reputation as the Godfather of gore.  In recent years his acting talent has come to the forefront where he has brought …

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Film Review: Sea of Dust (2008)


SYNOPSIS: Gore and period costumes are splattered across the screen in this cheeky nod to classic Hammer horror films starring genre stalwart Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead) as the vicious and pitiless Prester John. The creepy action begins when Stefan (Troy Holland), a medical student, is sent to the remote village of Heidelberg to investigate a mysterious epidemic that’s …

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Film Review: Machete (2010)


SYNOPSIS: After being betrayed by the organization who hired him, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss. REVIEW: Hey there, Hi there, Ho there, you’re as well….wait a minute. That’s not my intro. That belongs to that f*cking mouse that represents a f*cking corporation that I happen to dislike a bit (Even though I was …

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Interview: Tom Savini


Interview: fx artist tom savini – 12.13.08 How’s it goin Nerds? What do you get when you cross 100 gallons of foam latex, and a steroid freak biker Mafia Don zombie with a c**k gun? Sound the trumpets, the King of Splatter approaches! That’s right you f*ckin Nerds, kneel at the throne of blood. He’s the man who gives a new …

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