Friday, August 01, 2014

This Is Getting Old

I just caught you! You read the post title and the first thing in your head was, "That sounds negative, like something someone says when they are getting tired of dealing with fill in the blank.
Not Guilty, at least regarding this post.
I was just reading a tribute to makeup artist Dick Smith at Movie Morlocks the TCM blog. He 'aged' Max Von Sydow to play Father Merrin in "The Exorcist".
When I saw Von Sydow in "Shutter Island" it was like seeing Merrin in a business suit, that is how accurate Dick Smith's makeup was back in 1973, when Von Sydow was a robust 44 year old.
Movie magic from the make up trailer-we can all appreciate well crafted works, and Smith
was a master craftsman.
To read the fine tribute, go here:

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