Special Makeup effects legend, actor, director and stuntman Tom Savini redefined the horror genre in the late 70s and 80s with his arsenal of talents.
From his childhood in Pittsburgh to his tour of duty during Vietnam, to his beginnings with George A. Romero and beyond, Smoke and Mirrors is the defining documentary on the life and career of a horror icon.
Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini is a documentary directed by Jason Baker.
The documentary features interviews with Tom Savini, Danny McBride, Robert Rodriguez, Danny Trejo, Alice Cooper, George A. Romero, Greg Nicotero, Sid Haig, Doug Bradley, Caroline Williams, Jerry Only, Tom Atkins, Jerry Only, Corey Feldman and Howard Berger.
Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini premiered exclusively on Shudder on December 16th, 2019.
DIRECTOR: Jason Baker
Filmmaker Jason Baker Talks Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini
Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini – documentary
Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini, on Shudder
SMOKE AND MIRRORS: THE STORY OF TOM SAVINI (DOCUMENTARY REVIEW)
Private Screening and Discussion Panel with Tom Savini on his Documentary film Smoke & Mirrors : The Story of Tom Savini. The film was Directed, Produced, and Edited by Jason Baker, a dual graduate of the Romero Filmmaking Program and Tom Savini’s Special Makeup Effects Program.
Jason Baker, graduate of Tom Savini’s Special Make-up Effects Program and George A. Romero’s Filmmaking Program, discusses making Smoke & Mirrors : The Story of Tom Savini with Tom Savini and Robert Tinnell.
Carlin gives a review of the 2015 documentary film Smoke And Mirrors: The Story Of Tom Savini, which was directed by Jason Baker. This movie is available on the Shudder streaming service Monday, December 16, 2019.
This week, the Grue-Crew queue up a pair of special treats with a loving look at a living legend and a preview of an upcoming film to be released in 2020. The first film this week, GET GONE from director Michael Thomas Daniel, features Lin Shaye taking “squatter’s rights” to a horrific end. The second film, SMOKE AND MIRRORS: THE STORY OF TOM SAVINI from director Jason Baker, delves into the history and work of Tom Savini as Tom himself shares stories from his childhood through raising his own children and sharing his passion for film with his grandchildren.