Spasms (1982) reviews and overview

 ‘You scream, you expand, you explode. A new source of evil is discovered and is out of control.’ Spasms – aka Death Bite – is a 1982 Canadian horror feature film directed by …

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Dick Smith – special effects makeup artist

Richard Emerson “Dick” Smith (born June 26, 1922, died July 30 2014) was an American special effects make-up artist (nicknamed “The Godfather of Make-Up”) known for his pioneering work on such films as Little Big Man, The …

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The Alligator People – USA, 1959 – reviews

The Alligator People is a 1959 science fiction horror feature film directed by Roy Del Ruth (The Terror; Phantom of the Rue Morgue) from a screenplay by Robert M. Fresco, Orville H. Hampton and Charles O’Neal. …

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The Spawn of Scanners – article

At the time of Scanners‘ release, the horror film was enjoying – arguably – its final great era. The post-Star Wars sci-fi boom had abated (primarily because low budget film-makers …

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