Extraordinary Adventure 74 There is a scene in House of Flying Daggers where Jin, played by Andy Lau, is being attacked by one of “the general’s” men. He is armed only with a bow and arrow and there is no good shot because his attacker is carrying a shield big enough to hid his entire […]
Month: January 2011
Extraordinary Adventure 75 Let’s take just a minute here to talk about Brendan Fraser. He really is quite the anomaly among Hollywood actors. He seems, in certain movies, to possess a degree of movie star swagger and bravado, yet his true persona seems to be somewhere on the level of Encino Man. He seems to […]
Clash of the Titans
Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion animated effects elevate a hodgepodge of Greek mythology to high art. Or at least high adventure.