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Ray Harryhausen RIP

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Tue May 07, 2013 1:50 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22441567

sad news but 92 is a good innings RIP.
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Re: Ray Harryhausen RIP

Post by Spector » Tue May 07, 2013 1:55 pm

I'll never forget that scene with the seven skeleton soldiers in Jason and The Argonauts - probably the best use of the effect ever. RIP.
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Post by merman » Tue May 07, 2013 2:03 pm

So many great memories... Rest in peace, Ray.
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Re: Ray Harryhausen RIP

Post by supermario » Tue May 07, 2013 2:15 pm

Yes RIP - classic films and scenes !
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Post by jdanddiet » Tue May 07, 2013 2:17 pm

Spector wrote:I'll never forget that scene with the seven skeleton soldiers in Jason and The Argonauts - probably the best use of the effect ever. RIP.
So many movies from my childhood, but like you I think this remains my fondest.

RIP Ray, 92 not a bad knock

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Re: Ray Harryhausen RIP

Post by yakmag » Tue May 07, 2013 4:05 pm

Just heard myself!!

My 'moment' in Jason is Talos, never forget the first time I saw that, incredible!!

RIP, gone but not forgotten.

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Tue May 07, 2013 5:21 pm

Only just heard of this, absolutely gutted :(

Had the opportunity to meet him once as well, never took it up. Still, 92's a good number.

Jason & The Argonauts is easily a top ten film, so many memorable moments in that one.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue May 07, 2013 5:45 pm

I thought he was already dead :oops:

Still, sad to see a real legend in film making pass on. Many people come and go in movies, but he spent a whole lifetime surprising us with his abilities.
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Post by dste » Tue May 07, 2013 6:06 pm

RIP

Absolutely classic stuff in classic films.
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Post by Katzkatz » Tue May 07, 2013 6:13 pm

RIP Ray.

A true legend in the filmmaking world. When effects meant something beyond CGI robots hitting each other.

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Post by SexyWayne » Tue May 07, 2013 8:07 pm

RIP... Noboby made a monster's tail move like Ray did.. Valley of Gwangi is a fave of mine.. crap film nowadays but when I was a kid I loved it..

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Re: Ray Harryhausen RIP

Post by snowkatt » Tue May 07, 2013 10:54 pm

Hitman_HalStep wrote:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22441567

sad news but 92 is a good innings RIP.

that it is and he left behind one hell of a legacy
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Re: Ray Harryhausen RIP

Post by Kilb » Wed May 08, 2013 2:57 am

A true entertainer, he reached into my mind and shaped my imagination
Thank you Ray

by snowkatt on Wed May 08, 2013 3:54 am

Hitman_HalStep wrote:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22441567

sad news but 92 is a good innings RIP.


that it is and he left behind one hell of a legacy

And inspired so many people :D

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Re: Ray Harryhausen RIP

Post by SirClive » Wed May 08, 2013 4:22 am

I always find it funny when people say he was a legend of special effects. The monsters in Clash of the Titans are god awful and well behind their time. I was astounded when I found out that film was early 80s and not from the 60s!

Am sure he did other, better stuff, but my only remembrance is not good.

Still, RIP though.
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Wed May 08, 2013 7:15 am

SirClive wrote:I always find it funny when people say he was a legend of special effects. The monsters in Clash of the Titans are god awful and well behind their time. I was astounded when I found out that film was early 80s and not from the 60s!

Am sure he did other, better stuff, but my only remembrance is not good.

Still, RIP though.
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