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  1. Personally, I think the blood test effect was more effective in The Thing, but all the effects are fantastic.

  2. Doug Jones is vastly under appreciated by audiences. He should be as we’d known, if not moreso, than Andy Serkis!

  3. Even though it ain’t a horror movie, Doc Ock’s arms in Spider-Man 2 were also mildly disturbing, especially that hospital scene.

  4. really? not even an honorable mention for Jacob’s Ladder? it pretty much made the demonic head shake trope, and the other effects were pretty disturbing too. I mean, the film did inspire Silent Hill after all…

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