Film Review: Wrath Of The Titans (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world. REVIEW: It may surprise some of my acolytes to learn that the Black Saint is a big fan of videogames, a very big fan indeed. As a matter of fact I have been an ardent gamer since the 70’s when the Atari 2600 made it’s debut & one … Continue reading

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Film Review: Clash of the Titans (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: “The Clash of the Titans” is set in the Greek city of Argos where a war is about to explode between man and the gods. Perseus (Sam Worthington) raised as a fisherman, but is actually a demi-god. Perseus is the son of Zeus (Liam Neeson) who is about to take on the gods after the death of his family. Zeus’ brother Hades (Ralph Fiennes) was the one who kill his family, and Perseus wants … Continue reading

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Ray Harryhausen

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The most famous animated creature in film history was King Kong (1933), built and manipulated by Willis O’Brien. A decade later O’Brien was working on another giant ape movie called Mighty Joe Young (1946) and hired a young assistant, Ray Harryhausen. During the fifties it became clear that Harryhausen had inherited O’Brien’s mantle as the top stop-motion animator in the film business, a position which, in the eyes of many, he continues to hold. Stop-motion … Continue reading

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