Daily Archives: May 7, 2013

RIP Ray Harryhausen

A great pioneer in special effects before computer-generated stuff took over. Ray laid down the groundwork for other films that integrated miniatures with live action, namely The Empire Strikes Back‘s Hoth battle involving the walkers. His material even influenced the digital … Continue reading

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Uncle Walter has a message

This design may have lost the Teefury duel to something based upon the IT Crowd, an equally interesting show but I can’t help going with anything using Bryan Cranston. I recently scored the mad scientist figure from Playmobil and used his … Continue reading

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