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Stop Animation Ray + Storyboarding

Ray Harryhausen did a lot of work in his time. His work can be found to make him an iconic piece of history when it comes to the aspects of stop animation. 313 more words

ICHF: The Rhedosaurus

While it doesn’t get much recognition these days, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms is an incredibly influential movie. With a script based on a short story by the incomparable Ray Bradbury and special effects by stop motion wizard Ray Harryhausen, this movie essentially laid out the formula for dozens if not hundreds of monster movies to follow, and helped build what I call the Atomic Horror genre. 526 more words

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The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (1953 USA)

As the 50s started with a fascination for science fiction, Ray Harryhausen soon got his first chance to prove his talents in a solo effort when he was hired to do the special effects for Eugène Lourié’s new film, “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms”. 683 more words


Month of Terror Day 9: Earth vs. The Flying Saucers (1956)

Welcome back to the Month of Terror! Today we’re jumping right into the 50s with a quintessential alien invader movie. The horror genre in the 1950s differed greatly from the decades that preceded it. 433 more words

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

Because it was a box office flop, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger seems to be overlooked, but holy anna, did I ever watch the heck out of this movie when I was a child. 593 more words

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Mythical monsters, skeleton warriors and Greek gods have invaded Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space art galleries as part of “Ray Harryhausen – Mythical Menagerie.” see it through Dec. 9 more words

The Defining Cinematic Impact of King Kong

Video essayist Steve McCarthy examines Kong’s huge impact to cinematic history.

For more information on King Kong Steve recommends the documentary: RKO 601: The Making of Kong, The Eighth Wonder of the World… 187 more words