Monthly Archives: November 2013

Stop Motion Forever

Recently I wrote a tribute to Ray Harryhausen, the king of stop-motion. Now I’d like to go deeper into the strange world of animated objects, as well as taking a look at modern monsters… Stop-motion has been around nearly as long as cinema itself. It started in the 1890s, and by the early twentieth century […]

Alive & Streaming

Hollywood has hated television since it first gained widespread popularity in ‘50s America. “Why,” they were forced to ask themselves, “would someone pay to travel outside their homes for two hours of crap, when they could inside and watch endless hours of crap for free?” Their answer was to give the audience something extra, trotting […]