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Ray Harryhausen on animating Medusa for Clash of the Titans

Ray Harryhausen on animating Medusa for Clash of the Titans

Courtesy of Warner Brothers Online, check out this video interview with Ray Harryhausen, who discusses the changes he made to Medusa in order to make her work as a stop-motion character in CLASH OF THE TITANS (1981).

2nd 'Wrath of the Titans' Trailer

2nd ‘Wrath of the Titans’ Trailer

Monsters abound as CLASH OF THE TITANS sequel second trailer hits.

Men in Black 3 Casting & Speculation

Men in Black 3 Casting & Speculation

Josh Brolin, Alec Baldwin in MEN IN BLACK III?

Clash of the Titans (2010) Blu-ray review

Clash of the Titans (2010) Blu-ray review

The transfer of the film onto Blu-ray is excellent, and the interactive exploration of the behind-the-scenes experience is more interesting than the film itself.

Laserblast Home Video, July 27: Clash of the Titans, Repo Men

Laserblast Home Video, July 27: Clash of the Titans, Repo Men

Tuesday, July 27 sees 20-something horror, fantasy, and science fiction titles released on DVD, Blu-ray, and/or Video on Demand: including CLASH OF THE TITANS, REPO MEN, BATMAN: UNDER THE RED HOOD, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: REANIMATED, METROPOLIS, and ATOM AGE VAMPIRE.

More 'X-Men: First Class' Enrollmemt

More ‘X-Men: First Class’ Enrollmemt

Superherohype says it has confirmed that Nicholas Hoult (pictured, CLASH OF THE TITANS) has been cast as Hank McCoy (the Beast) and Caleb Landry Jones (THE LAST EXORCISM) will play Sean Cassidy (Banshee) in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS.
Entertainment Weekly says that Lucas Till (THE SPY NEXT DOOR) has also been cast in the film, possibly as [...]

Sense of Wonder: The Last Airbender is no Avatar, and it's time to boycott bad 3-D

Sense of Wonder: The Last Airbender is no Avatar, and it’s time to boycott bad 3-D

M. Night Shyamalan owes audiences an apology. Paramount pictures owes viewers a refund. Not for the overall defectivness of THE LAST AIRBENDER (although there is that). Rather, they owe us for the abominable 3-D presentation, which costs consumers an extra $4 per ticket – money that could be far more entertainingly used by bending it [...]

Happy Birthday, Ray Harryhausen!

Happy Birthday, Ray Harryhausen!

– Stop-Motion Great Turns 90 –
Today, June 29th 2010, is Ray Harryhausen’s ninetieth birthday.
Special effects innovator, stop-motion animator, concept artist, story generator, producer, and a genre icon, responsible for many of the more imaginative science fiction films and fantasies that shaped 20th century cinefantastique.
Beginning (from the genre fan’s point of view) with 1949’s MIGHTY JOE [...]

'Clash Of The Titans 2' Director Set?

‘Clash Of The Titans 2′ Director Set?

According to The L.A. Times,
CLASH OF THE TITANS 2 is being fast-tracked, and Jonathan Liebesman (DARKNESS FALLS) is the lead contender for director.
Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have reportedly been meeting with a number of candidates, hoping to begin production in or near January 2011.
Liebesman appears to be the front-runner. His sci-fi actioner [...]

Clash of the Titans sequel hires writers

Clash of the Titans sequel hires writers

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures are hiring two new writers for a sequel to CLASH OF THE TITANS: Dan Mazeau and David Leslie Johnson. Greg Berlanti is already working on a treatment; Mazeau and Johnson will collaborate with him, then write the screenplay.
The hiring of multiple writers is not uncommon [...]

Clash of the Titans: Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Pocast 1:8

Clash of the Titans: Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Pocast 1:8

We’re a day late but not a dollar short with this, the eighth episode of Cinefantastique’s weekly Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast. Due to technical difficulties, podcast host Dan Persons sits out this episode, but he joins regular contributors Lawrence French and Steve Biodrowski in spirit as they analyze the new big-budget remake of [...]

Clash of the Box Office

Clash of the Box Office

CLASH OF THE TITANS, despite an overall mixed reception from critics, has managed to knock kids’ animated fantasy film HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON off of the top spot at the box office over the weekend. The new sword and sandal epic that we recently reviewed has grossed $61.4 million so far (slightly under analysis’ [...]

Supernal Dreams: Ray Harryhausen on the original CLASH OF THE TITANS

Supernal Dreams: Ray Harryhausen on the original CLASH OF THE TITANS

With the re-make of Clash of the Titans hitting theaters this week, Warner Bros. has released the original 1981 film on Blue-Ray disc. To celebrate, here is part V of my interview with Ray Harryhausen, discussing his hand-crafted approach to creating the film’s special visual effects.