Posts Tagged ‘Tom Savini’

To help get the word out about their new Podcast Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers, Dion and J. Blake sit down to recommend 10 horror films for the Halloween season that they feel may be overlooked or forgotten in today’s times. The boys attempt to compile a list of amazing fright films that may not be […]

In this very special edition of the Podwits Side Cast, Dion and contributor J. Blake celebrate the life of the “God among Gods“, SFX master, Dick Smith. They discuss his many groundbreaking achievements in cinema and touch upon the highlights of his extensive resume, bringing to light some films audiences may forget Smith was apart of. […]

The Podwits were saddened to learn that Oscar-winning make-up icon Dick Smith, who defined generations with his pioneering makeup effects, passed away July 30th at age 92. Before CGI was common place, Smith practically invented techniques that are still used to this day, and is credited by Special Effects legends like Rick Baker and Tom Savini in spearheading where Universal Studios […]

In 2005, David Cronenberg‘s  A History of Violence, marked the last time a film saw a mainstream VHS release. Along with the overwhelming popularity of companies like Netflix and Redbox, these mailbox and streaming entertainment services virtually spelled the end to the 25 year-old industry known as the video store, and only a handful of small, “Mom & Pop” stores […]