show all special features

Special Features

100 Years of Zombie Evolution

Who doesn’t like a good zombie movie?  The blood, the guts and the mindless carnage that comes along with it.  But where did the humble movie zombie come from?  Well

Read More

Gore Galore! Making all the gory effects your production will ever need!

Gore Galore! Aliens and zombies have this nasty habit of ripping people apart and these effects can be really expensive to achieve the maximum realism, but we can do something similar on a tight budget and it will still look

Greatest Visual-Special Effects Milestones in Film History

Greatest Visual-Special Effects (F/X) Milestones in Film History There’s a great comprehensive website that lists the history of the greatest visual and special effects milestones in history and it’s called appropriately enough “Greatest Visual-Special Effects (F/X) Milestones in Film History“.

What Goes on Behind the Scenes?

So, what actually goes on behind the scenes of making a movie?  This video is a great introduction to what happens behind making a BuzzFeed video on a budget.  You get to learn exactly what the director is thinking and

Terror, Tokyo style

Terror, Tokyo style A Comparison of original Japanese Horror films and their American remakes I remember watching the classic horror movies with Freddy, Jason and Michael Meyers and having the ‘I almost peed my pants’ feeling as they jumped out

Commentary from director Takashi Shimizu on Marebito, a Japanese horror film

Commentary from director Takashi Shimizu on Marebito, a Japanese horror film   Part one Part two Part three Part four

TV fall survival guide

Every new show this fall will appear to dazzle and amaze us, hoping to be the next big hit.  What happens more often than not is the flood gates open and once all the dust clears maybe one or two survive

show all special features