On January 12th, Hollywood Creatures and Collectibles presents a double feature screening of "Men In Suits" and "Beast
Wishes", two extraordinary documentaries w/a Q&A and reception with guests from the films. Men In Suits is an insightful documentary exploring the history of creature
suits and the actors who bring them to life! Featuring some of the most iconic movie
characters put on film. Beast Wishes chronicles the story of how Bob and Kathy Burns
became the goodwill ambassadors of sci-fi and horror film fandom. This amazing
couple have spent their lives nurturing the creative spark in talented people, many of whom went on to become award-winning masters in the Hollywood makeup and special effect industries.
Between both films, some of the biggest names in creature acting and special fx are
interviewed...Doug Jones (Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth)Tom Woodruff Jr. (The Alien
films)Haruo Nakajima (Godzilla, Ultraman)Bob Burns (The Ghost Busters, Invasion of
the Saucer Men)Brian Steele (Hellboy II, Predators)Douglas Tait (Zathura, Knights of
Badassdom)John Alexander (Gorillas In The Mist, Men In Black)Van Snowden (H.R.
Pufnstuff, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters)Misty Rosas (Congo, Sid The Science
Kid)Michelan Sisti (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dinosaurs)Camden Toy (Buffy The
Vampire Slayer, Angel)Bobby Clark (Star Trek). Oscar-winning makeup and F/X artists
Rick Baker (Gorillas in the Mist, Ed Wood), Chris Walas (The Fly), Alec Gillis
(Alien vs. Predator) and Dennis Muren (The Empire Strikes Back, Jurassic
Park), Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead) and Steve Wang (Predator), directors John
Landis (An American Werewolf in London), Guillermo Del Toro (director, Pan's
Labyrinth), William Malone (The House on Haunted Hill) and Joe Dante (Gremlins, The
Howling), author David J. Schow (The Crow) and comedian Dana Gould (The Simpsons)
Screening is followed by a Q&A hosted by Mister Lobo, with actor and creature
designer Tom Woodruff JR (The Alien Films), actor Doug Jones(Fantastic 4: Rise of
the Silver Surfer, Hellboy 2, Pan's Labyrinth), Bob and Kathy Burns as well as
filmmakers Frank H. Woodward and Trish Geiger & Frank Dietz. Men In Suits composer
Mars Homeworld will be on the panel as well. Nicole Chilelli, winner of Season 3 on SyFy Channels "Face Off" will also be a guest. Other guests to be announced shortly!
Join us after the Q&A for a reception in cooperation with Formoli's Bistro. Both
general admission and VIP Tickets are availble at Tickets.com. $15.00 general
admission, $25.00 for VIP tickets which includes reception w/special guests. VIP tickets are limited.
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