Pic of the Day: An amusing goof from Scream the series

Scream movie and TV bloopersThis may be a Pic of the Day that only folks who have worked in the Grip/Electric or camera departments of productions will appreciate, but it made me laugh. To cut down the amount of output from a light or even a window  – but not affect the color balance – a Neutral Density (ND) gel can be used. Because it can be difficult by eye to tell the difference between the various levels of ND – with are designated with numbers such as ND.3, ND.6, etc. – people will sometimes label the gels with a sharpie. If you look in the lower right corner of this frame grab from season 1 of MTV’s Scream, you’ll see that whoever wrapped the fluorescent tube in ND gel left the N6 label clearly visible.

31 Days of Horror: The posters of artist Mark Welser

Dawn of the Dead

Vibrant colors and silhouettes are the trademarks of the alternative posters of Erie, Pennsylvania artist Mark Welser. Below is a collection of Welser’s horror film designs. Check out more of Welser’s work here and buy a poster or post card while you’re at it. You can also keep up with Welser’s newest work by liking his Facebook page. (continue reading) Continue Reading ›

31 Days of Horror: The Posters of Wes Craven

The Last House on the Left (1972)

The Last House on the Left (1972)

Wes Craven began his career with a pair of sadistic 1970s shockers (The Last House on the Left and The Hills Have Eyes) that explored the capability for violence of middle-class Americans placed under extreme duress. By the time Scream 4 was released nearly three decades later, Craven was best known for winking post-modern teen slasher pics. (continue reading) Continue Reading ›