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Ray Harryhausen Film Notes: 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH (1957)

*The following are film study notes, as part of an ongoing Ray Harryhausen course I instruct in Lawrence, Kansas.  What do you do when you’re a hard-working special effects guy, but need a European vacation? If you are Ray Harryhausen, you kill 2 birds with one stone by simply creating a monster movie opportunity in […]

Ray Harryhausen Film Notes: THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958)

*The following are my notes as part of an ongoing Ray Harryhausen film study course, which I currently instruct in Lawrence, Kansas. We are about to set sail for a new type of adventure in our quest to explore the world of Ray Harryhausen. In this week’s screening and discussion, we take a marked turn […]

Top Picks for 2019 TCM Film Festival

Every year, devoted fans and attendees giddily await the full schedule release of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. This year, the anticipation was even more palatable as this is the 10th anniversary. Happily, the time has arrived and after much anguishing decision-making, I have outlined my choices. As always, I cannot be held responsible […]

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