Willis O’Brien

10 Great Moments in Stop-Motion Animation

To celebrate TIFF's upcoming Magic Motion: The Art of Stop-Motion Animation film retrospective we've assembled a list of some of the most important, impressive and interesting moments in the history of stop-motion animation.

This Week in Dork: February 20 – 26

This Week in Dork is a new feature that will attempt to encapsulate all of the dorky events happening in and around Toronto every week. This week's highlights include a free Tim Burton Day at the Lightbox, a metalhead documentary, a classic monster movie and more!

Classics from the Vault presents KING KONG!

The Eighth Wonder of the World returns to Toronto for One Nite Only! Plus shorts, cartoons and prizes from Rue Morgue Magazine! KING KONG (1933) Directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack Starring Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot and KONG Written by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace 100 mins | 16mm […]

Great Moments in Stop Motion Animation

When I was 10 years old my mother introduced my brother and me to Ray Harryhausen.  We watched Jack the Giant Killer, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and other films featuring Harryhausen’s amazing stop-motion effects.  By this point in my life I was already well versed in the works of George […]