Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

Chances are we’ve all seen (and liked) something from either Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton or James Cameron. But most of us, (including myself before watching this great doc) have no idea how much we have to thank stop-animator Ray Harryhausen for their success.

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It’s similar to a lot of other documentaries, in that it follows Ray’s life, career, clips of his work, etc. But what’s different and so fantastic is how he’s inspired SO MANY other legendary careers. Harryhausen has changed the face of visual arts as we know it. And if you’re not into visual effects, it’s still a great doc to geek-out to and fill your brain with cool movie factoids. Check out the trailer:

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