R.I.P., Ray Harryhausen, 92

Ray's Medusa from Clash of the Titans (1981)

Ray’s Medusa from Clash of the Titans (1981)

Pioneering stop-motion model animator, Ray Harryhausen has died at the age of 92. Ray’s ground-breaking work in the Sinbad movies, Jason and the Argonauts and more, has influenced and thrilled generations of film makers and moviegoers, SCUM members included. We are unlikely to ever forget the sheer terror when faced with Ray’s Medusa in Clash of the Titans. We salute you Ray, may you rest in peace.

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SCUM stands for ‘Society for Cult & Underground Movies’. We are a film society focusing on the Bizarre and the Weird in reel life. From horror to humour, bollywood to b-grade, kult to kungfu, monster to manga, nothing is too taboo for our twisted minds. Aside from film reviews and whatnots, we hold free bi-monthly film screenings in the tiny island of Singapore. Keep any eye out for these screen gems…

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