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Buddy movies and TV shows had always been the preserve of men – until New York cops Cagney and Lacey hit our screens in the 80s. Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly, still friends and both starring in the West End, reminisce about changing the face of primetime TV
There was a period in her 20s when Tyne Daly was always cast as a victim. She had grown up in a theatrical family, dreamt of being a classical actor, as well as appearing on the musical stage, but her husband's acting and directing career led the couple to Hollywood with their baby daughter. "My time on television began, and I started playing victims," she says. "I did about 10 or 12 years of them, which gets old, right?" Her laughter echoes around the empty auditorium. A large, studded bird ring glints on her finger, and her eyes widen occasionally like a startled owl. She »
- Kira Cochrane
Ray Harryhausen is the undisputed master of stop-motion monsters. Here’s our list of his ten finest big-screen creations...
The master of Dynamation, Ray Harryhausen, is a legend in the field of special effects, and has inspired everyone from Peter Jackson to the digital whizz-kids at Industrial Light & Magic. Harryhausen had an artistic flair and creative eye that was unsurpassed, and his control and personality of his handmade creations meant that every creature was not only impressive in the mythical cinematic surroundings it was put in, but also a work of art, and full of intricacy and detail.
To celebrate the great man’s cinematic achievements, here's our list of his top ten creature creations.
Ymir – 20 Million Miles To Earth
Some people have mentioned that the shape-changing Ymir bears an uncanny resemblance to Harryhausen’s other reptilian creation, the Kraken, and while the massive aquatic monster is probably much more well-known and iconic (and, »
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