A documentary detailing the career of makeup artist Tom Savini, including clips from the various movies he's worked on. Through interviews with Savini, George Romero and various others, we get to learn about how he works and what originally got him wanting to work in movies. Savini talks about seeing MAN OF A THOUSAND FACES at an early age and how Lon Chaney was his biggest influence. He also talks about the various "issues" that some people have with slasher movies and the violent effects that he creates. At just under an hour I don't see how any fan wouldn't love this. As usual, Savini is always great to listen to and he's certainly not short on great stories to tell. Not only do we get his stories but we get a lot of behind-the-scenes footage showing the master doing his stuff to create his effects. Clips from MARTIN, DAWN OF THE DEAD, MANIAC, THE PROWLER and various others are shown.
Fullscreen, 60 minutes, 1986