Show Business: Wizards of Goo and Gadgetry

Makeup artists manufacture monsters, gore—and more

Question for moviegoers: Is it worse to be killed by a werewolf or merely to be bitten by one? Answer, as anyone will tell you who has seen the summer's newest horror film, An American Werewolf in London: avoid both. The American college student who is hacked to death by one of the beasts is thereafter seen wandering around in various states of stomach-churning decomposition. But his companion, who survives the attack, has it just as bad. Every time there is a full moon, he becomes a werewolf...

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