Tag Archives: Martial Arts

Keyframe 136 – Bardock’s Geordie Genes

Computer graphics have become the norm in animation thanks to their versatility and efficiency, but there are certain types of CG animation that some people just don’t like. With that in mind, Rob and Andrew investigate cel-shaded CG animation and some of the possible reasons

Once Upon a Time in China Trilogy

The 1990s was a tumultuous time for Hong Kong Martial Arts cinema. Its favourite son, Jackie Chan, was too big to fail and as such he was doing whatever he wanted on Golden Harvest’s payroll, Sammo Hung was closer to a director than the action

Keyframe 128 – Dragon Ball’s Time Trunks

We’ve got a packed episode this week as Producer Rob kicks things off with One Piece Uncut – Collection 19 (episodes 446 to 468), which fans will know is the end of the Impel Down Arc and the beginning of the Marineford Arc (also known

4-Panel 147 – The Creeper in my Sock Drawer

This week on our friendly neighbourhood comics and manga podcast, Andrew and Producer Rob are joined by the other Rob (yes, we know it’s going to get rather confusing). It’s a rather sombre opening this week as the gang remember the work of the legendary

4-Panel 138 – He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Lens Flare

After some Thanos-based finger-snapping shenanigans only two-thirds of us are available for this episode, so join Mick and Producer Rob as they discuss J.J. Abrams’ new and “subversive” superhero movie, DC’s plans for another TV adaptation Swamp Thing, and a strange case involving Superman, Lois

The Final Master

In interviews, Jackie Chan has admitted again and again that he prefers working in Hong Kong over America, he has stated that in his native Hong Kong the camera is an observer in any action scene, watching the events take place, allowing the performers to

The Geek Show - A Conversation About EA Sports' UFC 3

A Conversation About EA Sports’ UFC 3

Seconds away! It’s time for another chinwag about a video game and this time the two Robs grapple with the third and latest addition to EA Sports’ UFC franchise. Join them as they discuss the craft of EA’s recreations and character models, career modes, learning

Sword of Doom

The title of any given movie is supremely important, as many adage’s state first impressions matter and for any film that title is where we make that impression. Looking at the UK catalog of Criterion, we can separate a movie title into two camps –