Entertaining from beginning to end, this documentary chronicles Ray Harryhausen's work in a linear fashion, while having some big names from Hollywood chime in to talk about the influence his work had on themselves. Fun, charming, and informative, Special Effects Titan is a pleasure.
But where this movie crosses the line from good to great, is the underlying message filmmaker Gilles Peso is trying to convey... this form of art, stop-motion special effects, is far superior to digital animation, and…
So this does it. This ends my King Kong marathon.
1933, 1976, and 2005.
What did I think of Peter Jackson's adaption?
I've got to say, pretty dang awesome.
Jackson captures the feel and essence of the thirty's so incredibly well, that my favourite parts of the movie were that in the beginning and the end when we spend time in New York City. His attention to detail is extraordinary. The original clocked in at an hour and forty-six minutes,…