Remember when Michael Myers battled Busta Rhymes in the finale of Halloween: Resurrection? I know, I know – we all want to forget, but we unfortunately need to accept and deal with it. The point is that it sucked, but the finale in David Cronenberg’s fantastic 1981 flick, Scanners, between Michael Ironside and Stephen Lack was awesome!
Sometimes you just have to resort back to the classics, and on this week’s Sunday Bloody Sunday, I’m doing just that. Yes, not much more needs to be said about the final battle between Vale (Lack) and Revok (Ironside) as they go head-to-head (get it?) in an impressive special effects-laden tour de force. Bonus points are given for Lack’s exploding eye trick and for his fire hands. Michael Ironside’s white eyes aren’t too shabby either.
This past Saturday, my day was spent walking by severed body parts, Lance Henriksen, zombified hookers, and that asshole judge from Syfy’s show Face Off. Not a bad way to spend the day and much better than going to Bed Bath and Beyond. Where was I you ask? At the Son Of Monsterpalooza make-up fx/horror convention in Burbank, California of course! Having been to the now defunct Weekend Of Horrors convention numerous times, this was my first time checking out the Monsterpalooza convention in Burbank and now that I’ve been, it definitely won’t be my last.
*a crowded airplane’s worst nightmare*
Normally done in April, Monsterpalooza spawned the Son Of Monsterpalooza for the first time due to popular demand and judging from the crowd, it will be a staple to have this event two times a year from now on! Continue reading →