Rick Baker

Special Effects Legend Rick Baker is Retiring After 40 Years in Movies

by Jacob Hall May 28, 2015 @ 3:04 PM
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Legendary special effects and make-up artist Rick Baker has officially announced his retirement. This news is real “end of an era” stuff, so if the serious film buff in your life seems pretty bummed out today, you know why. The only silver lining to this news is that Baker is auctioning off his personal collection of over 400 costumes and prosthetics, giving movie fans with disposable income a chance to own a piece of movie history.

Here’s What The Joker Looks Like as Designed by Movie FX Legend Rick Baker

by Britt Hayes May 19, 2015 @ 6:30 PM
It’s been a couple of days since you saw new photos of Jared Leto’s version of Joker, which means you probably just now stopped laughing about it (until we see more pics from Suicide Squad, anyway). But here’s something to interest (and maybe frighten) you: special effects master Rick Baker has created his own rendering of Joker, one that is not only great, but kind of unnerving — you know, the way Joker should look. It’s too bad we might never see this version on the big screen.