401. Monsters Like Barbara

Night of the Living Dead, Barbara

After all, “They” were coming to get her. And just her, according to her brother. Little old quiet and catatonic Barbara. Plain and frail Barbara. That’s a lot of trouble to go through for one girl. “They” could have gone after any other gal in the cemetery. But no, “They”…

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63. Monsters Like Bad Special Effects

WARNING: This post contains vague film history and trivia. Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense, may also be the grandfather of kitchen condiment special effects. Not worried about matching realistic colors on black and white film, he used chocolate syrup to create the bloody shower scene in Psycho (1960). Thus…

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