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A very informative documentary on the making of Peter Jackson's gore classic Bad Taste. Highlights include behind-the-scenes footage, detailed explanations of the special effects, an interview with Peter's mom and dad, and interviews with the cast and crew. Written by Matt Huls <cowman777@hotmail.com>

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24 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 25 minute documentary on the making of "Bad Taste" can be found on the second disc of the 2-DVD special limited edition of the aforementioned movie. It features interviews with Peter Jackson, his parents, and . It deals with Jackson's childhood, how he creates his special effects, and it's success. It's a pretty good piece, not as retrospective as I'd hope, but that's a given as this was made back in 1988. Yet, still very worthwhile to watch for fans of Peter Jackson. Hell I just wish it were longer then it was, and that's a sign of a good documentary. but I have no clue why this couldn't be on the first disk, drop the second all together and make the DVD slightly cheaper, but what ya gonna do, right?

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