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Review: EPIX Documentary 'Nightmare Factory' Details The Hard Work Behind Horror's Scariest Monsters

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • October 30, 2013 4:44 PM
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Every Halloween people indulge in horror movie marathons, where fountains of gore crescendo skyward, madmen make mincemeat of unsuspecting victims, and otherworldly monsters prowl menacingly with gore-dipped fangs. While watching these movies, it's easy to take these terrifying creatures of the night for granted. But how do those ghouls, goblins, and gross-out zombies actually make it to the screen? That is the question effects guru Greg Nicotero is faced with everyday and one that the new EPIX documentary "Nightmare Factory" (airing this week) fully engages with. Zombies, werewolves, and vampires all have to start somewhere, and that somewhere is often Nicotero's KNB Effects factory floor.

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