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Archive for July 2008

Fruit abuse

Sometimes martial artists can become so absorbed in their pursuit of . . . of . . . of whatever it is that they are pursuing, that they get lost in a vortex of idiocy. For example, somewhere along the line person B was convinced by person A that this was a good idea: Fruit slice. A worrying trend at […]

Literally hours of entertainment

Only six months or so after the front page ninja animation went live, I have finally added crosshairs to the end of it (because several people had complained about this "obviously" missing feature). You have to sit through the whole silly film to get there, though. Coming next year (or, uh, maybe later): sound!  

Guardian MA quiz

An old link, but hey. The Guardian's film blog has a martial arts quiz. I got 7. See also: the Fudebakudo MAQ, which currently has close to 400 questions in its database.  

Shrewd moves

Shrew on shrew action. German film-maker Tomer Eshed has created a fabulous animated short. Runs for about 5 minutes, and is an astonishing piece of work: beautiful, educational, and accutely observed fight sequences. You won't see a better nature documentary. Watch Our Wonderful Nature on MySpace video. Incidentally, this is one of the films nominated […]