Cheap Tricks

Cheap Tricks

2 Episodes

Two classic B movies—one featuring a physical manifestation of the Red Menace, and the other an early glimpse at the special-effects wizardry of Dennis Muren, who would go on to win Oscars for his work on films like STAR WARS and JURASSIC PARK.

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  • The Blob

    Episode 1

    Directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. • 1958 • United States
    Starring Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe

    A cult classic of gooey greatness, THE BLOB follows the havoc wreaked on a small town by an outer-space monster with neither soul nor vertebrae, with Steve McQueen playing the rebel teen who...

  • Equinox
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    Episode 2

    Equinox

    Episode 2

    Directed by Jack Woods • 1970 • United States
    Starring Edward Connell, Barbara Hewitt, Frank Boers Jr.

    Before he took you to a galaxy far, far away, before he brought you face-to-face with living, breathing prehistoric beasts, Dennis Muren, the future nine-time Oscar-winning visual-effects artis...