Carol Lynley, The Poseidon Adventure & Blue Denim Star, Dies at 77

Carol Lynley, The Poseidon Adventure & Blue Denim Star, Dies at 77 Veteran actress Carol Lynley, known for her work across many decades in commercials, movies, and television, has passed away. As a performer, Lynley had been active since the mid '50s, acting and ...

Von Richthofen and Brown

Freshly divorced from American-International Pictures, Roger Corman leaps into the filmic mainstream with a fairly large-scale World War One aviation picture. He competes with the big studios but ...

The Last Movie

Dennis Hopper’s legendary follow-up to Easy Rider ended his Hollywood directing career for at least fifteen years. Barely seen again after brief premiere bookings, it hasn’t built up a reputation as a ...

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973) Review

Author: Euan Franklin You can’t overstate the influence of Ray Harryhausen on Hollywood cinema. His stop-motion animation inspired the most exciting fantasies of Peter Jackson, James Cameron, John ...

Nest of Vipers & Tails, You Lose…

Guest Reviewer Lee Broughton is back, with another Italo Western double bill DVD review. Wild East’s ongoing Spaghetti Western Collection continues to grow and this double bill release is particularly ...

June 13th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Madhouse (1981), Inquisition, Alienator

We have another busy week of home entertainment releases on the horizon, as there are over two dozen titles making their way to Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday. For those of you cult film enthusiasts, ...

Contest: Win Alienator on Blu-ray

She has one mission, one purpose, and no qualms about killing anyone who gets in her way. The 1990 sci-fi action film Alienator comes out on Blu-ray on June 13th from Scream Factory, and we've been ...

Android Hunter Strikes in Alienator Blu-ray Clip

We have a high-def clip from Fred Olen Ray's Alienator to share with Daily Dead readers ahead of the film's Blu-ray release on June 13th from Scream Factory! Alienator Blu-ray: "In deep space, the ...

Don’t Miss the Ray Harryhausen Movie Marathon on Comet TV Sunday, May 7th

“The gods of Greece are cruel! In time, all men shall learn to live without them.” Sunday, May 7 marks the 4th anniversary of the legendary visual effects guru Ray Harryhausen’s death. Read what We ...

Happy Birthday Ray Harryhausen – Here are His Ten Best Films

Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, Sam Moffitt, and Tom Stockman Special effects legend Ray Harryhausen, whose dazzling and innovative visual effects work on fantasy adventure films such as Jason And ...

The Hawaiians

The sequel to the epic Julie Andrews road show picture wasn't a hit, but it tells a good story of its own. Charlton Heston is okay but the central character is a Chinese immigrant played by Tina Chen. ...

‘Appointment With Danger,’ ‘Pride’ and ‘The Trip to Italy’ Are the Best New Blu-ray/DVD Releases of the Week

Welcome back to This Week In Discs! If you see something you like, click on the title to buy it from Amazon. Hurry Sundown Henry Warren (Michael Caine) is a landowner on the brink of making a big ...

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

British TV favourite and fourth Dr Who Tom Baker plays the villain in this Arabian Nights adventure starring John Phillip Law as fearless seafarer Sinbad and featuring special effects from the great ...

Barbarella TV Series in Development at Amazon Studios

Barbarella TV Series in Development at Amazon Studios The 1968 cult classic movie Barbarella is being developed as a new TV series for Amazon Studios. The studio is currently seeking a showrunner, in anticipation of a pilot order. Neal Purvis and Robert ...

Harryhausen Sinbad Films On The Big Screen, New Beverly Cinema, December 20-21, L.A.

If you live in the Los Angeles area, the New Beverly Cinema is presenting a Ray Harryhausen Sinbad tribute on Friday, December 20th and Saturday, December 21, 2013. First up is the 40th anniversary ...

Lee Van Cleef Special Editions Released By Explosive Media

Swiss label Explosive Media (www.explosive-media.com) has  just released two classic Italian spaghetti westerns on Blu-ray from brand new HD transfers: Giulio Petroni's Death Rides a Horse (1967), ...

Blu-ray Releases: The Golden Voyage of Sinbad & Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

Blu-ray Release Date: Dec. 10, 2013 Price: Blu-ray $Tba Studio: Twilight Time A scimitar-wielding Kali makes her move in The Golden Voyage of Sinbad. Twilight Time honoring the inimitable ...

Top Ten Tuesday – The Best of Ray Harryhausen

Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, Sam Moffitt, and Tom Stockman Special effects legend Ray Harryhausen, whose dazzling and innovative visual effects work on fantasy adventure films such as Jason And ...

Obituary: Ray Harryhausen, 1920-2013

Ray Harryhausen—no, make that The Great Ray Harryhausen— one of the most wondrous craftsmen and peerless special effects artists in the history of cinema, died on Tuesday, May 7, in London, where he ...

From Pre-History to Ancient Greece and the Arabian Nights: Harryhausen's Latter-Day Efforts

Raquel Welch wigs vs. Ray Harryhausen monsters: One Million Years B.C. [See previous post: "Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Dies."] Without Charles H. Schneer as producer, Ray Harryhausen ...

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