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RIP: Ray Harryhausen (1920 – 2013)

If you’ve been anywhere on the web today, you’ve seen the sad news of Ray Harryhausen’s passing. Harryhausen was responsible for some of my earliest [...]

May 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Clash of the Titans (2010)

...when I heard that Warner Bros. was remaking Clash of the Titans, I had no qualms. In fact, I wished it well. Granted, it might lack Harryhausen's monsters, but could conceivably make up for any lack with energy and fun. Seating Louis Leterrier in the director's chair only enhanced the movie's standing; after all, he brought 2008's The Incredible Hulk to something almost resembling life, so I assumed he would bring an eye for action and a sense of pace to the remake. Hell, I told myself, if it leaves out Bubo, the mechanical owl from the original, then it already would be ahead of the game. [...]

April 3, 2010 // 15 Comments

A Tribute to Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen, the undisputed master of classic animation, is legend. I do notice, though, a tendency of filmmakers to use long shots of [...]

October 19, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 10/7/09

Interviews and Profiles: Irene Gallo interviews Scott Westerfeld about the art of Leviathan, his latest book, a steampunk adventure. Jon Armstrong interviews David Anthony [...]

October 7, 2009 // 1 Comment