RIP Ray Harryhausen . Your creations and their inspiration will never die
The master at home with his creations. Rest in peace, Ray.
In honor of a true innovator
R.I.P. Ray Harryhausen
Sissy Spacek wasn’t considered for the role of Carrie until her husband, art director Jack Fisk, convinced director Brian De Palma to allow her to audition. For her screen test, Spacek rubbed Vaseline into her hair and didn’t bother to wash her face. She also wore a sailor dress (which her mother had made for her when she was in the seventh grade) with the hem cut off (x).
“How a major studio allowed such a vehemently odd movie to exist really is a mystery. Its outlandishness isn’t forced; it’s forceful. This is a film that expands a singular style of humor into an entire worldview, a physics as vast as the Force in Star Wars.”