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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
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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

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

Horror

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

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