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G for The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

by Lillian Csernica on April 7, 2015

I could not do justice to the silly side of sword & sorcery movies without at least one mention of the Sinbad movies.  971 more words

Fiction

BLOOD, BATS AND BOOBS - IT'S HAMMER GLAMOUR DAY!

Fans of horror films old and new are going to be thronging to the the Electric Ballroom in Camden, London on Saturday 2nd May for the much anticipated… 248 more words

Horror Films

The X-Files, S3E20: "Jose Chung's 'From Outer Space'"

Jose Chung’s ‘From Outer Space’ (3X20)

Episode Grade: A+++

Original Air Date: April 12, 1996

Writer: Darin Morgan

Director: Rob Bowman

Notable Guest Stars: Charles Nelson Reilly, Alex Trebek, and Jesse Ventura. 324 more words

90s Nostalgia

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

Films

The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

When it’s on: Saturday, 21 March (5.40 am)
Channel: BBC2
IMDb Link

When I was a kid, any film featuring the work of Ray Harryhausen was a typically Bank Holiday treat. 1,207 more words

BBC2

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