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Ray Harryhausen – Another Great Old Master has passed on

It is with great sadness I report the passing on of Ray Harryhausen, a true Great Old Master of special effects in the pre-CGI era and one of the legends of modern cinema. He made the monsters in Clash of the Titans, The 7th Voyage of Sindbad and others come …

Happy Birthday, J.R.R. Tolkien

If he would still be with us, J.R.R. Tolkien would celebrate his 120th birthday today. Today, Tolkien ist best remembered as the author of The Lord of the Rings and related works. He was also a philologist of note. Without the impact of The Lord of the Rings, Dungeon & …