Tags » Ray Harryhausen

Iron Men

One of my purchases from the beloved Mercer Street Books of New York was a volume called Merely Colossal by Arthur Mayer, subtitled The Story of the Movies from the Long Chase to the Chaise Longue… 760 more words


Throwback (2013) | I’m a Yowie, Get Me Out of Here! - This shaggy tale from Down Under is a yawn-er!

Two mates, Jack (Shawn Brack) and Kent (Anthony Ring), take a canoe trip deep into the rainforests of far north Queensland to search for the lost gold of an infamous 1800s bushranger. 355 more words


Marvel Spotlight #25, 1975 "The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad"

In honor of one of my favorite filmmakers (yeah, I know he was just labeled as the “special effects” guy, but get real, those movies wouldn’t exist without him), … 170 more words

Comic Books

Cute Girls and Dinosaurs Pt. 1

A follower of this blog who has a lovely blog of her own posted a list last November titled 100 Things To Do If You’re Sad… 997 more words


Ray Harryhausen - stop motion visual effects master [adventure movie classics]

Ray Harryhausen is perhaps my most favorite special visual effects creator. He has created some of the greatest stop motion animations, and monster works of all time. 114 more words


Rocks In The Attic #356: S’Express - ‘Original Soundtrack’ (1989)

“Drop that ghetto blaster!” Not sure how I managed to acquire this record, but it’s a guilty pleasure nevertheless. I don’t know what it is about early sampling, but it feels right – maybe because you can hear them stop and start. 171 more words


Mystery Monster Photo #3 Jack the Giant Killer 62'

     The Mystery Monster Photo this week is a wraith from the 1962 Fantasy Film Jack the Giant Killer! All you Monster Kids and Baby boomers should have recognized this pick. 186 more words