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PostSubject: Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)   Tue May 07, 2013 4:40 pm

Ray Harryhausen has passed away at the age of 92. The man did brilliant work, didn't he?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22441567
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PostSubject: Re: Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)   Tue May 07, 2013 4:44 pm

He sure did.

A genious and a pioneer.

He will be sorely missed.
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PostSubject: Re: Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)   Tue May 07, 2013 5:00 pm

Weren't we just talking about him the other night in the chat box?

"Release the Kraken!"
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PostSubject: Re: Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)   Tue May 07, 2013 6:01 pm

Whoosier Whovian wrote:
Weren't we just talking about him the other night in the chat box?

"Release the Kraken!"

Thats the first thing I thought when I saw the news...

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PostSubject: Re: Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)   Tue May 07, 2013 6:32 pm

What a brilliant man and not to mention a great fan of the genre as well.
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PostSubject: Re: Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)   Tue May 07, 2013 6:51 pm

Cruel Angel wrote:
Whoosier Whovian wrote:
Weren't we just talking about him the other night in the chat box?

"Release the Kraken!"

Thats the first thing I thought when I saw the news...



We sure were! Creepy, huh?


We celebrated him then, we celebrate him now.

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PostSubject: Re: Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)   Wed May 08, 2013 6:51 pm

I really miss films like the old days. With all CGI special effects now, we lose something. Sure, they look more real, but in a way, we know they are face already. Watching those movies, we knew they were fake, but watching them, we believed they were real. strange how the mind works.
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