Category Archives: Film

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Hollywood SFX supremo Steve Johnson talks to Matt Winston of Stan Winston’s School Of Character Arts about the first iteration of the original Predator monster  – an unwieldy dog-headed insectoid clustermorph grudgingly manned by budding action hero Jean Claude Van Damme until he was replaced by the more physically imposing Kevin Peter Hall.

Full webcast here



Zach Bainter’s 2012 documentary short about World Beard And Moustache champion and Facial Hair Handbook cover model - Jack ‘just a normal guy with a big beard’ Passion –

…a man who has defied social convention and become an ambassador for the sport of competitive beard growing. Through good times and bad, he has pushed on to become the two time world beard champion. He shares this inspirational story with us and guides us through his world in a 7 minute narrative doc. He considers what his world has become due to his beard and contemplates the thought of a world without, much like that of the story of Samson and Delilah, he too faces the conflict of losing all he has become with just the cut of his hair.

Yes. That episode of Black Books.