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What is this thing called VINE?

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

So, I sometimes was lurking & studying this somewhat strange social media venue called VINE. With Vine, one communicates with others via short micro-videos that are 6 seconds or less. Then that video is re-looped. It is somewhat similar to an Animated GIF image.

What is this thing called VINE?Yeah, I have occasionally bashed the techy [...]

‘Film Adventurer Karel Zeman’ (2015) documentary

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Karel Zeman perhaps not known to the general movie audiences in USA. In Cinema history timeline, while Ray Harryhausen was rising & becoming known here, in Europe, Karel Zeman had a similar popularity rise ….

'Film Adventurer Karel Zeman' (2015) Karel Zeman perhaps not known to the general movie audiences in USA. In Cinema…
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‘In the Fall of Gravity’ (2008)

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

This was from a few years ago (around 2008-09). I just happened to revisit & watch again. Independent animated short by artist creator Ron Cole. In general, so much talent out there but seems to not be appreciated or ignored ….

'In the Fall of Gravity'This was from a few years ago (around 2008-09). I [...]

Unfinished Willis O’Brien Documentary

Monday, April 27th, 2015

I was surprised to see this. I thought almost everything about stop motion’s past & early history has already been out there. Ahhh … but thanks to the information (& also mis-information) excess of the internet, the good & bad secrets ‘it’ exposes! There are a few documentaries about Ray Harryhausen & also [...]

CHIODO BROTHERS – Underground Fame?

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

For those not in the USA, Chiodo Brothers have been in the special effects business for many years, applying their unique brand of effects via stop motion animation, live puppetry, full size creatures, animatronics and other FX. Their more noticeable somewhat mainstream endeavors have been in such movies as the the now cult classic, ‘Killer [...]

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