werewolf, werewolves and lycans

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The Werewolf Film, Sans Werewolf

An American Werewolf in London was first released in the United States 32 years ago this month. The film will perhaps be best remembered for the stunning special effects from makeup artist Rick Baker (who received both an Academy Award and a Saturn Award for his contribution to the film) and it stands as a…

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John Landis on ‘Monsters in the Movies’

For those of you that don’t know your werewolf movie history (tsk tsk), John Landis is the brilliant director behind An American Werewolf in London, the werewolf film that completely changed how everyone viewed werewolves on film. The makeup and incredible transformation scene was like nothing anyone had seen before and it continues to this…

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Remake of An American Werewolf in London?

What’s funny is that basically, there are no updates, and the whole rumor circulating about a remake of An American Werewolf in London, was never really established as fact. But finally, in the middle of a discussion about a different film (Some Guy Who Kills People), John Landis reveals not just facts about the new…

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller

Now I know some of you might be thinking, ‘What does Michael Jackson have to do with werewolves?’ but you’d be surprised with the answer. Starting off with the obvious, well obvious to anyone who has ever watched the video for Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the video opens with a scene that could have been taken…

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Another American Werewolf in London

Hey all you werewolf movie lovers, it looks like the classic werewolf flick, An American Werewolf In London, is getting remade. You read that correctly, the cult hit that was written and direction by the popular John Landis and released in 1981 is getting remade. We hear that John Landis has sold the remake rights…

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