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Old 19th August 2012, 07:26 PM
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Now here's a man deserving of his own appreciation thread!

Savini became synonymous with 80s splatter, and with good reason. His special make-up effects were, by far, the best, the bloodiest, and most realistic looking.

Speaking about his effects, I remember that three out of the four times I was sitting in an audience that went absolutely berserk were Savini films, Creepshow, Friday the 13th Pt. 4, and Day of the Dead. The other one was Reanimator.

Hopefully the upcoming Savini documentary will be good
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I love Tom Savini, I have his Grande Illusions 2 book and it's fantastic. I wasn't aware of this new doc, I'll definitely be checking it out when it's released
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Savini is definitely a genius, his masterpiece being The Prowler.

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Yeah, completely agree. There are certain films from the 80's that would've been nothing without him and his magic box of tricks
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Personally, I think his greatest cinematic achievement was Day of the Dead. Although his "death" of Jason in pt. 4 elicited the single greatest crowd reaction I've ever seen in a theater.
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I agree, Day of the Dead features some of Savini's best ever FX work imo.I think his personal favourites amongst his own work are 'fluffy' from Creepshow, and the creature from the Tales from the Darkside episode, 'Inside the Closet'.
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There's also a 3+hr "behind the scenes" dvd floating around out there of his work on Day of the Dead. Having seen it, I would highly recommend it to any of his fans.
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I'm a huge fan of his work. Was very excited to see him announced as a guest for the convention I'm attending in September.
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MONTREAL COMIC-CON TO WORLD PREMIERE TOM SAVINI DOC!
Montreal Comic-Con to world premiere Tom Savini doc!
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the burning,great ettects i think.
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