The Making of Basil’s Trump

Basil's Trump is a short animated 8mm film I made as a student with my good friend Roger Smith, way back in the 1980s. I've talked about it on this blog before, so I won't bore you by repeating myself (for a more detailed description - and to watch the film itself - use the … Continue reading The Making of Basil’s Trump

Revisiting Cinefex (30): Little Shop of Horrors, The Gate, The Golden Child

Ellen Greene's looking worried on the front cover of Cinefex #30, and why wouldn't she? She's face to face (or is that lips?) with carnivorous space-plant Audrey II in a scene from Frank Oz's 1986 musical Little Shop of Horrors. The voracious vegetable was created live 0n-set by Lyle Conway in a tour-de-force of puppetry. … Continue reading Revisiting Cinefex (30): Little Shop of Horrors, The Gate, The Golden Child