Sep/2018

Film Review: ‘Rampage’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 11th, 2018

There really isn’t any point in denying that Dwayne The Rock Johnson is the biggest movie star in Hollywood right now, but he might also be the best. Nobody, except early Will Smith, can star in, sell, and market a movie the way he can. His power to entertain audiences with ridiculous premises is undeniable. Rampage is stupid, big, and insane, but it’s also obnoxiously entertaining and a joy to watch.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

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We have an incredible 37th episode of our fun podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘Media-Ocrity‘, where the show is just – okay. Here on the show, we focus strictly on horror/sci-fi, comic books, and video games – basically all the fun stuff that tickles your fancy. In our thirty-seventh episode, titled ‘Rampage of the Multi-Player‘, we talk about the upcoming films ‘Rampage‘, ‘Wonder Woman‘, and Multi-Player video games. We also get into some Star Wars trivia.  It was so much fun. This episode is guaranteed to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you. I am joined pop-culture wizard Jonathan Atterbury and comic book artist Jeremy Megert.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Remember the arcade game from the mid-80’s called ‘Rampage‘? You know, the one that let 3 people play at once, each being a different giant monster that terrorized a city with the clever thought of “Smash. Bash. Trash?” Well, it’s being re-tooled for the big screen by New Line and producer Beau Flynn, part of the team who made the recent hit, ‘San Andreas‘.

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Film Review: ‘Halloween’ 2018!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 21st, 2018

The original Halloween is barred none the best of the slasher genre. It is a simple story, a young boy kills his sister and is put in a mental institution, 16 years later he breaks out and goes on a rampage murdering people on Halloween. Michael Myers is terrifying in a way that Jason or Freddy isn’t. He feels more “realistic” in his behaviors in the first movie. Michael is just an unstoppable force of death who Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) runs in to. All of the sequels to Halloween try too hard to explain things or add significance. Sure, there are some fun entries that with the right amount of inebriation are quick fun. But ultimately they all abandon what was so great about the first, its simplicity. Halloween, 2018, erases all of the sequels in just 3-4 lines of dialogue and goes right back to the roots of what made the original such a groundbreaking horror film.

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Justifying the Female Villain: An Essay by Tuesday Shank!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 19th, 2018

Justifying the Female Villain

By Tuesday Shank

(Find Tuesday Shank on Twitter and Instagram!)

I stumbled through my college career. After the better part of six years, I began my work on my senior thesis. I undertook the easiest thesis I could think for myself to do: analyze a television show. My advisor’s academic expertise was gender studies. As a fan of Joss Whedon, I knew of Joss Whedon’s reputation for feminist characters and decided to use my thesis to sing Whedon’s praises.

Thus, I began my work on “Careful Jayne, You’ll Scare the Women: An Analysis of Gender Representations in the Television Show, Firefly”. I watched Firefly enough that I’m still not eager to see it again. Halfway through the semester, I just wanted to watch anything else.

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We have a very fun 79th episode of our fun podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘Media-Ocrity‘, where the show is just – okay. Here on the show, we focus strictly on horror/sci-fi, comic books, and video games – basically all the fun stuff that tickles your fancy. In our 79th episode, titled ‘Top Score on Pole Position‘, we discuss the upcoming ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom‘ film, Vin Diesel in xXx 4, how The Rock almost quit ‘Rampage‘, ‘Stranger Things‘ Season 3 news, and the Netflix remake of ‘Lost in Space‘. We also dive into the best video game achievements ever, as well as powerful one-liners from films that made us emotional. It was so much fun. This episode is guaranteed to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you. I am joined pop-culture wizard Jonathan Atterbury and comic book artist Jeremy Megert.

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We have a very fun 63rd episode (our Thanksgiving episode) of our fun podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘Media-Ocrity‘, where the show is just – okay. Here on the show, we focus strictly on horror/sci-fi, comic books, and video games – basically all the fun stuff that tickles your fancy. In our 63rd episode (our Thanksgiving episode), titled ‘Punishing Justice League‘, only Jeremy and I (Atterbury was at an Eyes Wide Shut party), discuss ‘Justice League‘ in a major spoiler review, talk about a bunch of upcoming trailers, including Incredibles 2, Deadpool 2, and Rampage. We also dive deeper into the whole Star Wars Battlefront II debacle and talk about the new NETFLIX series The Punisher. It was so much fun. This episode is guaranteed to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you. I am joined pop-culture wizard Jonathan Atterbury and comic book artist Jeremy Megert.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

You just can’t keep Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio away from each other. The two are prepping a new film that is based on the true crime thriller ‘Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI‘ by author David Grann. This insane true story is set in the 1920s where the members of the Osage nation in Oklahoma were brutally killed after someone discovered oil beneath their land. This went on for a while as a serial murder rampage, which was one of the first big cases the FBI investigated.

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We are closing in on Texas Frightmare Weekend for 2017 with just a little under two weeks to go. May 5 will be upon us before we know it and all the glorious events will be open and ready for us, the avid fan, rabid amateur filmmaker, the nuclear family. Whatever form you’re in, you’re going to enjoy the Southwest’s premier horror convention and film festival. If you’ve got an interest in genre film, you’re not going to want to be anywhere else but the Hyatt Regency DFW Airport May 5-7, 2017, for the 12th annual event.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

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In what looks like to be the BEST film of the year, ‘The Marine‘ is on its 5th installment, which is headed direct to Blu-ray and DVD on April 25th, but will be available for HD streaming on March 28th. The first ‘Marine‘ film came out eleven years ago in 2006 and starred John Cena as a marine who gives the Attitude Adjustment to terrorists. Solid gold entertainment, Jerry. Solid gold. That first film cost $15 million, but only made $22 million at the box office. I guess that was enough to have WWE Studios create a franchise, which now we are on Part 5 with Mike ‘The Miz‘ as Cena’s replacement.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

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WITNESS ME!!! Varèse Sarabande Records is Re-Releasing the original trilogy of the ‘Mad Max‘ films on vinyl in a 3-LP set. These albums came out in their respective years upon release, but are now fairly difficult to find and can be expensive. For those of you who love the original ‘Mad Max‘ soundtracks, this set will sure make it a lovely day for you. Below is all the information about the releases. Plus, you’ll get some Tina Turner greatness here. Note: There are only 2,000 copies that will be available, so act fast.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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The trailer we’ve all been waiting for has arrived! Disney’s newest animated feature ‘Moana‘ is a fresh, original, heartwarming and just downright awesome story. The film stars the voice talents of Dwayne Johnson, Auli’i CravalhoAlan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger and Temuera Morrison.

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‘Malignant Man’ is Coming to the Big Screen!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 13th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…..

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Fox and Boom! Studios have partnered up to bring ‘Malignant Man‘ to the big screen with Brad Peyton  directing and James Wan producing. Peyton recently directed ‘San Andreas‘ with The Rock and is doing the sequel and the upcoming ‘Rampage‘ film too with (you guessed it) The Rock. And we all know Wan is the horror master who just released ‘Conjuring 2‘, so thus far, this has a solid team behind it.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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I think Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is going for a world record to star in the most movies ever, because he has signed on to star in yet another film. It’s really not shocking that it will be a big budget action-movie, but this one will be set in China and be called ‘Skyscraper‘.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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The ‘Puppet Master‘ franchise is heading back to step one with a reboot. This property is responsible for nine sequels, comic books, collector’s items and toys after its 1989 debut. This project is just the beginning of what will likely be another big franchise with additional storylines.

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‘John Wick 2’ Rounds Out Its Cast!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 9th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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You know you can’t wait for ‘John Wick 2‘! Keanu Reeves and the filmmakers certainly surprised us with ‘John Wick‘, which is where a man goes on a killing rampage after a bunch of jerks kill his dog and steal his car. It’s basically what we would all want to do if someone did that to us. Most people are returning for the sequel that will have Wick (Reeves) take out a bunch of bad guys again, which the filmmakers from the first film did an excellent job with their cameras and story. It was one of the best action films in a long time. Read the review HERE!

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Check Out The Trailer for ‘Dangerous Men’!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Oct 22nd, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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Get ready for a film that the world still isn’t ready for, ‘Dangerous Men‘ even after taking more than 20 years to find an audience, there’s blood, sex, violence, a drive for justice from John S. Rad, an Iranian filmmaker who moved to America with this movie on his mind and it’s finally seen completion and it comes to theaters on November 13, 2015.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Scream Factory is bringing another classic monstrous double feature to Blu-ray on June 16, 2015, ‘Tentacles’ and ‘Reptilicus‘!!!

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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If your DVD collection is lacking in telekinetic abilities then we have the perfect addition for you in the form of ‘Carrie’ and ‘The Rage: Carrie 2‘ coming to Blu-ray on April 14, 2015.

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Film Review: ‘The November Man’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 29th, 2014

Janet W., Here…

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Pierce Brosnan…a previous incarnation of James Bond has added producing to his repertoire.  Brosnan’s latest production is the spy thriller, The November Man, a genre with which Brosnan is a little familiar.  Peter Devereaux (Brosnan) is a super spy who trained the newbies before his retirement from the CIA.  Being the Yoda of espionage, Brosnan’s all-knowing charm shines and somewhat terrifies.  

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How Cool Is This ‘Halloween’ Blu-ray Collection!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 13th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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Good news, everyone. Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory have finally partnered up to give us horror fans something we have wanted for far too long. Not one but two different Blu-Ray box sets that spans all of the ‘Halloween‘ films. There will be tons of new bonus features, every film in high-definition, collectible packaging, and a 40-page Booklet. You can expect this amazing set in time for Halloween season, specifically on September 23rd. It’s about time they did this, because Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street already have box sets. Glad to see ‘Halloween‘ is catching up with everyone else. Now if we can just get that ‘Phantasm‘ box set to release in the US instead of the UK, all will be well. And today, they have unveiled the amazing Box Art it comes in. This is Fantastic. I Can’t wait. And you can pre-order the set now for 30% off.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Good news, everyone. Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory have finally partnered up to give us horror fans something we have wanted for far too long. Not one but two different Blu-Ray box sets that spans all of the ‘Halloween‘ films. There will be tons of new bonus features, every film in high-definition, collectible packaging, and a 40-page Booklet. You can expect this amazing set in time for Halloween season, specifically on September 23rd. It’s about time they did this, because Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street already have box sets. Glad to see ‘Halloween‘ is catching up with everyone else. Now if we can just get that ‘Phantasm‘ box set to release in the US instead of the UK, all will be well.

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Red Bull offers up new Apple TV options!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jan 28th, 2014

Jana B. here,

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Adrenaline junkies all over the world can get their fix with Red Bull drinks. Now the Red Bull name is being attached to Apple TV. That’s right, Apple TV will now have an app on its home screen for Red Bull TV. What is Red Bull TV, you ask? Red Bull TV is a digital action-sports and entertainment network produced and distributed by the energy-drink manufacturer. Red Bull’s films, shows, clips and live programming will now be available on Apple TV.

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FX Wants An ‘American Psycho’ Series!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 11th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

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Looks like Patrick Bateman will still be returning videotapes, as FX wants the ‘American Psycho‘ storyline and characters for a tv series. Allison Shearmur and Stefan Jaworski are behind the project. ‘American Psycho‘ was first a novel written by Brett Easton Ellis, and is still considered one of the best books of the decade. In 2000, a movie was made based on the book that starred Christian Bale as Bateman, a successful CEO in 1980’s New York who moonlights as a sadistic serial killer.

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Film Review: ‘Only God Forgives’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 17th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

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I’ll be the first to admit that Nicolas Winding Refn’s movie ‘Drive‘, starring Ryan Gosling was one of my favorite films of that year. It was original, fresh, had a killer soundtrack, and had a wonderful and colorful cast of characters. I own the Blu-ray, soundtrack, and even stickers from the movie. Needless to say, when I heard that Refn was making another film in the same vein called ‘Only God Forgives‘, I was excited with pure joy and couldn’t wait to see it. Not only was it going to star Ryan Gosling and amp up the violence and suspenseful situations to eleven, but it was going to take place in Thailand and pack enough blood for two films. Man, was I dead-wrong about this film and sorely disappointed.

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Well it’s here.  This will be the page to keep it on for your Oscar coverage.  We will be joined by Justin Cline, Aggressive Comix, and much much more.  We will be giving out prizes for trivia, and have other contests.  In the comment section below, be sure to keep the comments coming and tell us your Oscar picks.  When tweeting, facebooking, or commenting be sure to use our hashtag  #bsoscars.

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Hi Bryan Here…..

A giant week for releases.  Heck, a giant month for blu-ray and DVD releases.  And it only gets better in October, so let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Thor’, ‘Citizen Kane’, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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Bryan Gets Injected With ‘Venom’!!! (A Blu-Ray Review)

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 21st, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…..

After watching ‘Venom’ I could only think back to the hit horror film ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’.  Upon further research, the director of ‘Venom’ Jim Gillespe actually made ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’.  In addition, Kevin Williamson was a producer of the film.  Williamson wrote all the ‘Scream’ films.  So there are tons of nuances from those franchise of films that are put into ‘Venom’ which comes across as a mix between the two franchises that is set in a cajun Louisiana swamp type setting.  If you enjoyed ‘Scream’ and or ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ then you will definitely enjoy this thrill ride.  Despite all of its over the top sequences, it is actually a fun film.

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Hi Bryan Here….

I want you all to welcome the newest addition to the wonderful world of Boomstick.  He hails from a great land in a far off galaxy and has come to Earth for the time being to give us his insight on everything film.  He enjoys the silent film era and is well versed in all things Kubrick, Keaton, and Kirk. So let’s all say hello to Ben K.  Here is his first review for the site on Terrence Malick’s important and beautiful ‘Tree of Life’.  Enjoy.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 1ST WEEK OF JUNE!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 1st, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for June 1st.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

Enjoy.

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The Columbine Shootings To Become A Stage Play!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 19th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

I am very curious to see how this plays out.  Producers Kathy Kennedy and Frank Marshall, who have a very long extensive list of huge blockbuster films under their belts, have optioned ‘Columbine’ for the stage.  The book ‘Columbine’ was written in 2009 by journalist Dave Cullen.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Sorry for the lack of this column over the past few weeks.  Been so busy with the holiday season, the website moving to different bigger servers, planning on some big contests and info to dish out to yall, and a few other surprises here and there.  But alas, the Bluray/DVD column is back on track and will be out weekly again.  So i hope you enjoy this abundance of releases.  Tons of great stuff here.

As usual, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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Geek Deal of the Week

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 27th, 2010

This weeks AWESOME geek deal is the Ray Harryhausen collection bluray box set.  Ray is responsible for the best stop motion animated movies ever made.  From now until October 2nd this bluray set is 54% off, bringing the total to under $50 dollars.  An excellent deal.

In the set you get:

20 Million Miles to Earth
When an American spaceship crash-lands off the coast of Sicily, a rescue team discovers that the crew has brought back a gelatinous mass that soon hatches and evolves into a strange bi-ped creature which increases in size rapidly. Soon 20-feet tall, the creature rampages through Rome before being destroyed as it seeks refuge in the Colosseum.

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
It’s an incredible cinematic adventure as the legendary Sinbad sets off on a dangerous journey to the mysterious Island of Colossus. His quest is to break the spell cast over his beloved princess by a diabolical magician. But before he can save her, Sinbad must battle an awesome collection of mythical monsters, the man-eating Cyclops, a saber-wielding skeleton, a ferocious two-headed bird called the Roc and a fire-breathing dragon. Starring Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Torin Thatcher and highlighted by the stunning visual effects mastery of Ray Harryhausen. Now in a pristine, hi-definition transfer that captures the magic of Harryhausen’s “eye-popping” special effects in dazzling Technicolor.

It Came from Beneath the Sea
A giant stop-motion-animated octopus (with six arms) attacks San Francisco. A pair of scientists and a nuclear sub captain try to stop it before it tears down the Golden Gate Bridge.

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers While driving through the desert with his wife Carol Marvin to a military base to send the eleventh rocket to the orbit of Earth for helping the exploration of the outer space in the Operation Sky Hook, Dr. Russell A. Marvin and Carol see a flying saucer and accidentally records a message in their tape recorder. Once in the base, Dr. Russell is informed by his father-in-law and general that the ten first satellites had mysteriously felt on Earth. When Dr. Russell decodes the message, he encounters the aliens that ask him to schedule a meeting with the leaders of Earth in Washington in 56 days with the intention to invade Earth without panicking the population. Dr. Russell develops an anti-magnetic weapon that becomes that last hope of human race against the hostile aliens.

Plus tons of extras including:

Audio Commentary with Ray Harryhausen, Visual Effects Artists Randall William Cook and John Bruno, and Arnold Kunert
Audio Commentary with Ray Harryhausen, visual effects experts Phil Tippett and Randall William Cook, author Steven Smith, and Arnold Kunert
Commentary with Ray Harryhausen, Visual Effects Artists Dennis Muren and Phil Tippett, and Arnold Kunert
Commentary with Ray Harryhausen, Visual Effects Artists Jeffrey Okun and Ken Ralston, and Arnold Kunert
Remembering
7th Voyage of Sinbad
Remembering
It Came From Beneath The Sea
Remembering
20 Million Miles to Earth
Ray Harryhausen on
Earth VS. The Flying Saucers
The Colorization Process
Ad Art Photo Gallery (
It Came From Beneath The Sea)
The Hollywood Blacklist and Bernard Gordon
The Harryhausen Legacy
The Music of Bernard Herrmann
Original Screen Credits
Production Photo Gallery (
It Came From Beneath The Sea)
Tim Burton Sits Down with Ray Harryhausen
Photo Gallery
Interview with Joan Taylor

Ray Harryhausen Artwork Photo Gallery (It Came From Beneath The Sea)
Sinbad May Have Been Bad, But He’s Been Good To Me music video
David Schechter on Film Music’s Unsung Heroes
It Came From Beneath The Sea…again! (Digital Comic Book)
Original Ad Artwork
A Look Behind The Voyage
20 Million Miles More Comic Book
This is Dynamation Special Effects Featurette
Flying Saucers vs The Earth (Digital Comic Book)
Interviews with Ray Harryhausen by John Landis
A Present Day Look at Stop Motion
Photo Galleries

Take advantage of this deal by clicking the link/picture below.

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