Thursday, Dec. 09, 2010

Release the Kraken!

Surely it was the line Liam Neeson had longed to deliver his entire career. As Zeus in the remake of 1981's Clash of the Titans, he gives the divine order to unleash the gigantic sea monster, known as the Kraken, on Argos. Neeson was following in some pretty impressive footsteps: Sir Laurence Olivier had uttered "Release the Kraken!" in the original film. But once a catchphrase, always a catchphrase.