My Fair Lady (1964), was an adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe stage musical, which in turn was based on the play by George Bernard Shaw. It is based on the story of Pygmalion, a mythical sculptor from Cyprus, who falls in love with a statue he creates.

My Fair Lady was an adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe stage musical, which in turn was based on the play by George Bernard Shaw. It is based on the story of Pygmalion, a mythical sculptor from Cyprus, who falls in love with a statue he creates.

Giant scorpions, a two-headed giant dog, and the deadly Medusa herself… In Ray Harryhausen’s last film, the mind-blowing special effects made this original pre-CGI retelling of Perseus’ adventures The Clash of the Titans (1981) an epic visual feast.

Giant scorpions, a two-headed giant dog, and the deadly Medusa herself… In Ray Harryhausen’s last film, the mind-blowing special effects made this original pre-CGI retelling of Perseus’ adventures The Clash of the Titans an epic visual feast.

Lars Von Trier's Medea (1988) is the grimly fatalistic retelling of the Greek tragedy from Euripides about the sun god Helios’ granddaughter who takes revenge on her husband by killing her children.

Lars Von Trier's Medea is the grimly fatalistic retelling of the Greek tragedy from Euripides about the sun god Helios’ granddaughter who takes revenge on her husband by killing her children.

Starring Orson Wells and Christopher Plummer, Oedipus the King (1968) is an adaptation of the Greek play by Sophocles about a man who is destined to kill his father and marry his mother.

Edipus Rex Starring Orson Wells and Christopher Plummer, Oedipus the King is an adaptation of the Greek play by Sophocles about a man who is destined to kill his father and marry his mother.

Widely considered to be animator Ray Harryhausen's masterwork, Jason and the Argonauts (1963) tells of Jason and his quest for the golden fleece. One of the most impressive stop animation sequences in the film was a fight between three actors and seven skeletons which took four months to complete.

Jason and the Argonauts The legendary stop-motion film by Ray Harryhausen contained a scene in which Jason and his men battle a huge robotic bronze soldier named Talos

Steeped in bluesy roots, dusty southern landscapes and weighed down by chains, the Coen brothers’ O Brother Where Art Thou (2000) is a modern satirical retelling of Homer’s Odyssey.

thegoodlifeyoyo: “John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson & George Clooney in “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” directed by Joel & Ethan Coen ”

“Achilles only had an Achilles heel, I have an entire Achilles body”.    Mighty Aphrodite (1995) is Woody Allen’s comic re- imagining of the Greek goddess of love (who had many lovers) as a modern-day prostitute whose son is a genius.

Woody Allen y Mira Sorvino en “Poderosa Afrodita” (Mighty Aphrodite), 1995

Ruins of the Sorrows

red-lipstick:Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy) Sculptures

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