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The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Visual Effects is an Academy Award given for the best achievement in visual effects.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Andrew Laszlo A.S.C. László András (January 12, 1926 – October 7, 2011) was a Hungarian-American cinematographer best known for his work on the cult film classic The Warriors.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
In the motion picture industry, a "box office bomb" or "box office flop" is a film that is considered highly unsuccessful or unprofitable during its theatrical run, often following significant hype regarding its cost, production, or marketing efforts.
Brian Gibson (22 September 1944 – 4 January 2004) was an English film director.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.
Bud S. Smith is an American film person, primarily an editor.
Corey Gregg Weinberg (born August 3, 1955), known professionally as Corey Burton, is an American voice actor known as the current voice of Ludwig Von Drake, Captain Hook and many other characters for numerous Disney projects, Brainiac in the DC animated universe, several central characters (Count Dooku, Cad Bane, and Ziro the Hutt) for numerous Star Wars projects and Spike Witwicky and Shockwave in the Transformers universe.
Craig Theodore Nelson (born April 4, 1944) is an American actor.
Dominique Ellen Dunne (November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982) was an American actress.
A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.
Geraldine Mary Fitzgerald (November 24, 1913 – July 17, 2005) was an Irish actress and a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.
The Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress is an award presented at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards to the worst supporting actress of the previous year.
The Golden Raspberry Awards (also known in short terms as Razzies and Razzie Awards) is a mock award in recognition of the worst in film.
Gremlins is a 1984 American comedy horror film directed by Joe Dante and released by Warner Bros. The film is about a young man who receives a strange creature called a mogwai as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, evil monsters.
Hans Ruedi Giger (5 February 1940 – 12 May 2014) was a Swiss painter, whose style was adapted for many forms of media, including record albums, furniture and tattoos.
Heather O'Rourke (December 27, 1975 – February 1, 1988) was an American child actress.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg.
Intrada Records is an American record company based in Oakland, California, owned and managed by Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson.
James Kahn is an American medical specialist and writer, best known for his novelization of Return of the Jedi.
Jerrald King "Jerry" Goldsmith (February 10, 1929July 21, 2004) was an American composer and conductor most known for his work in film and television scoring.
Margaret JoBeth Williams (born December 6, 1948) is an American film, television, and stage actress.
Julian Beck (May 31, 1925 – September 14, 1985) was an American actor, director, poet, and painter.
Ghost movies and shows can fall into a wide range of genres, including romance, comedy, horror, juvenile interest, and drama.
Mark Victor is a screenwriter.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
A mezcal worm is an insect larva found in some types of mezcal produced in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Michael Grais is a screenwriter, best known as the co-writer of Poltergeist (1982).
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic book or video game.
Oliver Robins (born July 22, 1971) is an American writer, director and former child actor.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural horror film directed by Tobe Hooper.
Poltergeist is an American horror film series distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during the 1980s.
Poltergeist III is a 1988 American supernatural horror film and is the third and final entry in the original ''Poltergeist'' film series.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
A preacher is a person who delivers sermons or homilies on religious topics to an assembly of people.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; it was initially created to honor science fiction, fantasy, and horror on film, but has since grown to reward other films belonging to genre fiction, as well as on television and home media releases.
The Saturn Award for Best Horror Film is an award presented to the best film in the horror genre by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
The following are a list of Saturn Award nominees and winners for Best Special Effects.
Shamanism is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to perceive and interact with what they believe to be a spirit world and channel these transcendental energies into this world.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Supernatural horror film is a film genre that combines aspects of horror film and supernatural film.
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
Thom Noble is a British film editor who won an Academy Award and an ACE Eddie Award for the film Witness (1985), and who was nominated for the Academy Award and the BAFTA Award for Best Editing for the film Thelma & Louise (1991).
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
A trailer (also known as a preview or coming attraction) is a commercial advertisement for a feature film that will be exhibited in the future at a cinema, the result of creative and technical work.
Varèse Sarabande is an American record label, owned by Concord Music Group and distributed by Universal Music Group, which specializes in film scores and original cast recordings.
Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.
Vice Media LLC is a North American digital media and broadcasting company.
William "Will" Sampson Jr. (September 27, 1933 – June 3, 1987) was a Native American painter, actor, and rodeo performer.
The Young Artist Award (originally known as the Youth in Film Award) is an accolade bestowed by the Young Artist Association, a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to honor excellence of youth performers, and to provide scholarships for young artists who may be physically and/or financially challenged.
Zelda May Rubinstein (May 28, 1933 – January 27, 2010) was an American actress and human rights activist, known as eccentric medium Tangina Barrons in the ''Poltergeist'' film series.
A three-dimensional stereoscopic film (also known as three-dimensional sangu, 3D film or S3D film) is a motion picture that enhances the illusion of depth perception, hence adding a third dimension.