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Filmfax ode to the legendary Ray Harryhausen

  Just got the latest issue of Filmfax, and look what greeted me on the cover: the late, great Ray Harryhausen painting a miniature of Medusa from Clash of the Titans (1981). The article features an excellent interview by Mike … Continue reading

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Ray Harryhausen’s Animated Creatures in Chronological Order

Being a fan of Ray Harryhausen’s creature animations, the following tweet from WFMU was an immediate score. What is coolest about this is there are at least two or three films referenced here I haven’t yet seen. I started doing … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Ray Harryhausen

What’s better than Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion animation monsters? I’d say very few things in this world. And whenever I come across a clip of his animated art, I long for a moment of film that seemed to actually have a … Continue reading

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Harryhausen’s Dynamation is Dynamite on the Big Screen

Yesterday is one of the moments as a parent I’ve been waiting impatiently for: taking my kids to a Ray Harryhausen film in beautiful 35mm on the big screen! And let me tell you it was worth the excruciating wait! … Continue reading

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An Internet of Attractions

As of late my two year old son, very soon to be three, has eschewed all forms of narrative video on YouTube. He’s dispensed with the Thomas the Tank Engine scam (that series is all about being a useful worker, akin … Continue reading

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Give it Up for the GIF

I come to this news late, I know, but I certainly would hate to pass up the chance to engage in some gratuitous GIF love. The word of the year, according to the Oxford University Press, is GIF. That has … Continue reading

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Famous Monsters of Filmland Animated Magazine Cover

It’s a big file, but big is beautiful in this case. Feast your eyes on this animated magazine cover which is a more literal interpretation of the June 1975 issue of the classic Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine (more of a … Continue reading

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

On Saturday, May 5  at 2 PM The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) is playing at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia and Miles and I are going to see it. That’s final. I just called to … Continue reading

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Stoned by Medusa

With special thanks to Ray Harryhausen, who rules!

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Clash of the Titans (2010)

One of the formative 10 is being remade, and it looks to be another favorite of my destroyed by CGI. Where have you gone, Ray Harryhausen? A nation turns its starving eyes to you (woo hoo hoo).

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