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I had an almost religious experience recently. I went to the Ray Harryhausen: Mythical Menagerie exhibit hosted by the Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. Ray Harryhausen is a name that anyone that is even mildly interested in special effects in movies should know. 262 more words


Stop Motion

Ray Harryhausen used stop motion to bring the various puppets he used in his films to life. This kind of motion is possible but would prove very difficult to do with anything other than stop motion. 269 more words

Survey Of Animation

A Bit of Mythological Silliness

One way to get your ship through the Clashing Rocks…

You do wonder about some of the things that go on in Greek mythology.

Jason and the Argonauts have to get through the Clashing Rocks that guard the Bosporus, without the ship getting cracked like a nutshell. 218 more words


Childhood Fears: Jason and the Argonauts

The Ginger Nuts of Horror website has published my contribution to its ‘Childhood Fears’ series, in which I dwell on the terror of the giant iron statue Talos in JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (1963).

Guest Posts & Interviews

Pelias, Neleus, Pylos & Nestor: Guest Post by Luciana Cavallaro

In Ancient Greece, family trees are more diverse than modern zoos and following in the footsteps of heroes can be quite confusing when searching for familial clues. 1,788 more words

Ancient Greece

NEWS: Four acclaimed productions for children to tour primary schools in autumn

Four acclaimed productions for children to tour primary schools Scotland-wide in autumn 2017 and spring 2018 as part of pilot project’s second year.

Theatre in Schools Scotland… 910 more words