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Ever since the days of Lon Chaney, Sr. special effects make-up has played a crucial role in the history of motion picture cinema. Produced by Starz Inside, this revealing documentary explores the history of special effects make-up through classic movie clips, rare behind-the-scenes photos, and interviews with the filmmakers and artists who have all helped to elevate the uniquely cinematic art form. George A. Romero, John Carpenter, Wes Craven, John Landis, Greg Nicotero, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, and Howard Berger, among others, all share their favorite special effects make-up stories as clips from The Thing, An American Werewolf in London, Day of the Dead, Frankenstein, Planet of the Apes, and more detail just what kind of effects can be achieved when the professionals get involved. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi