Monday, May 2, 2016
Ray Harryhausen Documentary "Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan" Heads to DVD & Blu-Ray
Arrow Video recently send us over DVD/Blu-Ray information for the upcoming release of "Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan". The documentary spotlights the special effects works of Ray Harryhausen and effects it has had on modern day directors.
Special features on the DVD and Blu-Ray include Interviews with Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, Peter Lord, Rick Baker, 12 Interview outtakes with Joe Dante, John Lasseter, Nick Park and more!, A message to Ray, Deleted Scenes, On the set of Sinbad, Paris Cinematheque Q&A, London Gate Theater Q&A, Audio commentary with the filmmakers, Original Trailer and Ray Harryhausen Trailer Reel.
"Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan" hit retail on June 28th.
The remarkable career of the movie industry's most admired and influential special-effects auteur, the legendary Ray Harryhausen, is the subject of Gilles Penso's definitive documentary Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan.
Leaving no doubt as to Harryhausen's seminal influence on modern-day special effects, the documentary features enlightening and entertaining interviews with the man himself, Randy Cook, Peter Jackson, Nick Park, Phil Tippet, Terry Gilliam, Dennis Muren, John Landis, Guillermo del Toro, James Cameron, Steven Spielberg and many more.
These filmmakers, who today push the boundaries of special effects movie-making, pay tribute to the father of Stop Motion animation and films such as 'The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms', 'It Came from Beneath the Sea', 'The 7th Voyage of Sinbad', 'Mysterious Island', 'Jason and the Argonauts' and 'The Golden Voyage of Sinbad' - the films that enthralled them as children and inspired them to become filmmakers in their own right.