THIS WEEKEND

rayA reminder – if you are in Southern California this weekend:Friday April 23rd at 7:30pm – Ray Harryhausen will be at the Academy presenting five newly restored 35mm prints of his fairy tales – which he produced, directed and animated in the forties and fifties – with additional footage of abandoned projects and a panel discussion hosted by Leonard Maltin. Admission is only $5.00 for the general public. Check the Academy’s website for further details and ticket information.You can also catch Ray (and a SHREK 2 preview) on Sunday in Pasadena at Bruce Schwartz’s monthly Comic Book and Science Fiction Show.rayOn Saturday April 24th at 3pm at the AFI Campus in Hollywood is Asifa-Hollywood’s monthly screening – hosted by yours truly – A Tribute To UPA with 35mm prints (thank you Mike at Sony Pictures Repertory), Tee Bosustow and a panel discussion with UPA veterans – and rare video footage. Get the address here.