Once considered a lower form of cinema, people have developed a deep appreciation for the practical effects of splatter films. Not that computer graphics aren't a skill, but there's a certain old-school craftsmanship that involved in making a face emerge from a grundle that we really respect.
Here are some of the most intricate and iconic practical effects in the history of horror:
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