East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai


Barbarian mirth: Ronal the Barbarian

Had lots of fun, a few nights back, watching Ronal the Barbarian, a Danish animation movie released in 2011.
It was the perfect end to a few weeks spent re-watching old sword & sorcery movies1, and a wonderful discovery.

The 90 minutes feature is basically what Pixar would do if Pixar movie characters were allowed to wear next to nothing and say f#ck a lot… and it is absolutely a hoot.

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Radio with Pictures – Clutch Cargo

CC - PMB (0)Do you remember Clutch Cargo?
A few days back, on a blog I do not normally read, an off-topic comment to a rather meaningless post (I’m not making this up, ladies and gentlemen) dissed Clutch Cargo, calling it a bad show, making fun at its style and animation.

And that throwaway comment, on a blog I don’t normally read, sent me back memory lane.

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