Action Film Autopsy #18 Supple Mental!

One of these nice people swears like a sailor (and infects us all with her prodigious profanity). Hmmmm…wonder who it could be.

Anyway, here’s what we talked about, when we talked about it.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Wall_(film)

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Rangers_(film)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mighty_Morphin_Power_Rangers

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultraman

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astro_Boy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osamu_Tezuka

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Rangers_Ninja_Steel

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Breakfast_Club

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mean_Girls

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_in_the_Shell_(2017_film)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_in_the_Shell

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_(2014_film)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeshi_Kitano

Has there ever been a good live action movie based on an anime? Here’s one person’s opinion:

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/03/the-10-best-live-action-anime-movies.html

Here’s another:

https://www.dramafever.com/news/6-manga-and-anime-that-became-better-in-live-action-and-6-that-failed-miserably/

And here’s a third (with video!):

http://otakuusamagazine.com/LatestNews/News1/Surprisingly-Good-LiveAction-AnimeManga-Adaptation-6869.aspx

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boss_Baby

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marla_Frazee#The_Boss_Baby_.282010.29

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alec_Baldwin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cel_shading

The ninja movie(s) I was trying to remember:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinobi_no_Mono

The ninja TV series I actually mentioned:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow_Warriors_(TV_series)

One of our favorite action scenes (in a weird YouTube clip):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAECTwEfWnQ

And you’ll just have to see it (which we recommend) to get Miko’s favorite “Community College” joke.

 

 

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5269396/

The puppet movie Jen and I mentioned:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legend_of_the_Sacred_Stone

And to get a taste of it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lKi_hnnCpU

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuxia

The movie it was remade from:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_Duel

The director who inspired it:

http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=1371

The original’s star, and the remake’s director:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Yee

The DVD:

http://www.wellgousa.com/sword-master

One action director:

http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=183

The other action director:

http://hkmdb.com/db/people/view.mhtml?id=4999&display_set=eng

The western film star I name-checked:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Rogers

A page from my up-coming wuxia-ish graphic novel, illustrated by Michael Avon Oeming:

 

The great non-wuxia, kung-fu film I name-checked:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opium_and_the_Kung-Fu_Master

And the Huang Fei-hong film Yuen Bun directed:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Once_Upon_a_Time_in_China_IV

 

 

TO BE CONTINUED…!?!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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