Tag Archive: Movie Magic

Jason and The Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963)


Jason and The Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963) Ray Harryhausen, the associate producer of Jason and The Argonauts and the technical magician who created its special effects, just turned 92 years old earlier this year… Continue reading

Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1954), Monster and Metaphor


Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1954), Monster and Metaphor    On August 6, 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city Hiroshima, bringing World War II to the closing stage. Three days later,… Continue reading

Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, 1946): The Beauty of the Beast


Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, 1946): the Beauty of the Beast Jean Cocteau worked closely with stage plays and poems in his early years, starting off as a writer and a poet… Continue reading

Destination Moon (Irving Pichel, 1950), a Supersonic Honeymoon


Destination Moon (Irving Pichel, 1950), a Supersonic  Honeymoon Winner of an Academy Award for special effects and also the Bronze Berlin Bear award in the first Berlin International Film Festival, the 1950 film… Continue reading

A Short Reflection on “Percepto”


A Short Reflection on “Percepto” Thanks to everyone who came out to get “tingled” last night! Check out Dr. Tanine Allison’s radio interview from ARTSpeak/AM 1690 on the Cinematheque and her research on… Continue reading

The Showman and his Tingler (The Tingler, William Castle, 1959)


The Showman and his Tingler (The Tingler, William Castle, 1959) NOTE: The Tingler will be playing on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in WHITE HALL 208, our usual screening room on the Emory campus (NOT… Continue reading

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