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Top 10 Recommend Me A Movie!

After much deliberation, I’ve narrowed down my fictitious list of classics for the newbie to movies.

I’ve decided to keep it to easy to watch movies, all in the English language and to also exclude silent movies (boo!).   41 more words


Tell A Better Story

Jason and his men rose from the table and prepared to return home in triumph.  Before they left, Zeus instructed them, “Tell the ones at home that you fought the harpy and won.   14 more words


Swimming in Bengal Dabbles in Greek Mythology

Jason & The Argonauts was one of my favorite movies to watch when I was growing up.  The pursuit of the golden fleece and the 1963 special effects took my brain for a ride in a way only rivaled by Star Wars and Benny Hill.  94 more words

Jason and the Argonauts (1963)


Of all the films Ray Harryhausen worked on, Jason and the Argonauts is probably the one that still resonates the most today; the stop-motion sequences still have a wonderful, powerful charm to them that looks concrete in a way that CGI never seems to manage. 77 more words

Film Reviews

BRITFILM - "Jason and the Argonauts" (1963)

My father took me to see Jason and the Argonauts when it came to the movie theaters.  I asked my younger brother recently if he had gone with us (I couldn’t remember), and he said yes – in fact, he seemed to think it was the first movie he’d ever seen in a theater (he would have been five years old when it appeared).  1,234 more words


Jason and the Argonauts (1963) review

A film about the legendary Greek hero, Jason, and his quest to find the legendary Golden Fleece.

The film differs from the actual Greek tale, but things like this are to be expected when adapting to film, the traditional tale might have been too long for film. 317 more words


Every Man Needs His Quest

I have a lot of familiarity with the old mythologies.  I love the old stories of the classical Greek and Roman myths.  Even the old Norse mythology has its place, although it is so much darker.   1,085 more words