5 horror movies so gruesome, the makers were investigated for cruelty and murder

When you're sitting in a dark theater watching some particularly gory act of horror, it can be easy to forget that it's all just corn syrup and clever tricks. But every now and then, an especially ingenious special effect—or an especially gullible audience—has prompted police and courts to get involved. Here are five… »10/28/12 10:00am10/28/12 10:00am


R.I.P. Carlo Rambaldi, the Special Effects Wizard Who Brought E.T. and Other Aliens to Life

This week, we reflected on movies that gave us a sense of wonder, and Carlo Rambaldi was a big part of creating science fiction movie wonder. The practical special effects artist, who passed away yesterday at the age of 86, brought E.T., the original Alien xenomorph, the Close Encounters of the Third Kind Greys, and… »8/11/12 11:00am8/11/12 11:00am