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The Movie Crypt

May 9, 2022

PUBLIC VERSION. In THE MOVIE CRYPT’s special 9th anniversary episode Adam, Joe, and Arwen are joined by make-up FX master and filmmaker Robert Kurtzman (EVIL DEAD 2, WISHMASTER, FROM DUSK TIL DAWN, THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, SCREAM, BOOGIE NIGHTS, and SO many more)! Covering everything from Kurtzman’s childhood love of monsters and having his FANGORIA magazines taken away from him by the nuns in Catholic School… through his early days working for John Buechler and getting to travel the world making movies… through co-founding the legendary K.N.B. FX group with fellow artists Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger where the company would literally conquer the world of Hollywood special make-up FX… through stepping into the director’s chair with 1995’s THE DEMOLISIONIST, 1997’s WISHMASTER, 2007’s THE RAGE, 2007’s BURIED ALIVE, and 2010’s DEADLY IMPACT… through starting his own make-up FX company ROBERT KURTZMAN MUFX… the guys leave no life cast, silicone head, or foam latex body suit unturned in this candid conversation! Dr. Arwen provides “Hollywood Therapy” for a filmmaker who is struggling to reclaim the motivation he had before the pandemic seemingly erased all of his progress and the boys enjoy a monster-sized geek out over make-up FX in this milestone episode that celebrates 9 years of THE MOVIE CRYPT.

*THE MOVIE CRYPT premiered on May 6, 2013 and is one of the only podcasts on the internet that has never taken a week off. Even as two working filmmakers who are consistently directing new films and TV shows, Adam Green and Joe Lynch have released a new episode of this podcast every single Monday (some years even on Christmas Day!) ever since the day the first episode was released.