If you like Ray Harryhausen’s films*, readers, then you will certainly enjoy these videos! A friend sent the first and second one to me, and I investigated further, prompting this post. For those of you who have come here from Upstream Reviews, you may recall that I wrote a review for The 7th Voyage of … Continue reading Remembering Ray Harryhausen
This short film was made by Corridor in the interest of taking a closer look at the lightsaber. Personally, I think they could mine this single installment and turn it into an entire series. In particular, I would like an explanation for the limits on the tech shown in the episode. Stargate SG-1* came up … Continue reading Star Wars – Or Star Fact?
Take a look at this thought-provoking reflection on It's a Wonderful Life, readers: George Bailey at the Bridge: The Costly Virtue of It’s a Wonderful Life Thanks to the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life, George Bailey is a household name to many Americans. But his story is a radical one. He has big dreams … Continue reading A Reflection on Virtue
John Carter* is an enjoyable film. I, for one, would have paid to see it in theaters – if the title had been a little more clear on the fact that it was a science fiction film based on the book John Carter of Mars*, by Edgar Rice Burroughs*. As things stand, I saw it … Continue reading From Earth to Barsoom – Almost
Rawle Nyanzi has a pretty good idea what time it is. He recently released a video called Time to Smack a Witch!, a short “silent” animated film you can view below: Time to Smack a Witch! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmeLvgLwmMY Although there is no dialogue, I enjoyed the story. While it would have been nice to know the … Continue reading Do You Know What Time It Is?