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Sonny Chiba A Go Go

Sonny Chiba A Go Go
Cinema Vera, Tokyo
June 14th – July 11

Although 2014 has been a fantastic year for film retrospectives in Tokyo (such as Art Theatre Guild and Norifumi Suzuki retrospectives), the highlight of the summer was no doubt Sonny Chiba film festival which played in Shibuya’s Cinema Vera. 1,266 more words

1970's Toei

KILL BILL: VOL. 1 (2003)

Director of Photography: Robert Richardson

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Perfect Shots

Personal Blind Spots and some Sci-fi Wisdom

Any enclosed discipline sets its stamp, its pattern, upon its students. That pattern is susceptible to analysis and prediction.
- Frank Herbert, Dune.

I first read the novel Dune when I was 15 years old over Christmas vacation in 1978.

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These are some interesting statues downstairs of my hotel.

Daily Life

Is It An Offensive Front Round Kick or An Offensive Front Side Kick? A list of Tae Kwon Do Combinations.

I always struggle to remember my combinations, especially when the instructor is rapid-fire calling them out to us in class. Below is a list of the Integrity Martial Arts combinations associated with each belt. 342 more words

Tae Kwon Do

Embarrassing First Fight

Recently I watched my first fight which I wrote about it approximately a year ago. I must say it’s a shame knowing that prior to the fight I had already trained for around 4 years and I fought like a newbie. 372 more words