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Whirled Cinema’s last season of Kids Whirled films this academic year begins on Saturday 18th April with their Great Quests Season. Expect wide horizons and thrilling adventures to reflect the spirit of adventure brought by the nicer weather and longer days. 118 more words

Loughborough Junction

Best Stunt Work: 1963

My Nominations: From Russia With Love. The Great Escape. It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World. Jason And The Argonauts. How The West Was Won. 164 more words

The Oscars

23. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

The gods are best served by those who want their help least.

Ray Harryhausen was once one of the most recognisable names in Hollywood, and the man’s work will forever be acknowledged as among the most influential on modern CGI. 258 more words


Best Special Effects: 1963

Official Nominations: Cleopatra. The Birds.

Two entirely different films with two entirely different approaches to effects were nominated this year. Cleopatra’s epic scope in every facet of film-making means that Special Effects were also considered, with Emil Kosa Junior picking up the official win for some terrific matte work. 346 more words

The Oscars

Never Trust a Sailor

What wicked thing has Jason done?

Within the sacred groves and shrines,

Upon Medea got his sons,

As Circe had her swine.

Beneath the Sun that sees all things, 66 more words


Sowing Dragon's Teeth, Part 2

The second Greek myth involving soldiers growing from the teeth of a dragon is part of a longer story cycle, that of Jason and the Argonauts. 529 more words


Double Congratulations & A Confession

Hello Readers!

Unlike my usual Friday posts, there’s no snarky writing advice up my sleeve this week, but there are a couple rounds of congratulations to hand out. 992 more words