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One of the most famous off-screen names in modern cinema, special makeup effects artist Rick Baker is a seven-time Academy Award winner for his work on films like The Nutty Professor, Ed Wood, An American Werewolf in London and the first Men in Black. This Friday, his talents can again be seen on the big screen in Men in Black 3.

ComingSoon.net had the opportunity to visit… Continue reading Exclusive: Rick Baker and the Aliens of Men in Black 3

Israel Baker Dead: Violinist for Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ Score Dies at 92 (VIDEO)

Violinist Israel Baker, who helped score films such as “Psycho” and “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” died on Christmas Day at the age of 92.

As the Los Angeles Times points out, Baker was best known for his work in the famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho.” The musician was the lead violinists on the legendary score, that’s been ranked alongside ‘Jaws’ as one of the… Continue reading Israel Baker Dead: Violinist for Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho' Score Dies at 92 (VIDEO)