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Go Billy. Train hard.

I’ve always loved film and stories.  One of the things I like best about the Haidong Gumdo forms is that you can tell as story with them: first to yourself to make the form come alive, and then to the audience through the repetitions of your art. 808 kata lagi


Is This Worth Watching? (Part 3)

The way of the warrior; a grandiose, deity-like figure whose aim in life is to find and fight for whatever it is they deeply believe in, to the death, in bursts of glory, beneath a mountain of expectations, against all forsaken odds. 581 kata lagi

Spring Fancies including leading National contenders


Spring Fancies including leading National contenders

Nothing given last week although we did mention Yala Enki & The Last Samurai to watch.
Well, Yala Enki led until the straight and The Last Samurai stayed on really well to take 2nd to easy winner Definitly Red.
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The Forty Fiver

Now Watching...The Last Samurai

Tell me how he died.

I’ll tell you how he lived.

The Last Samurai, directed by Edward Zwick and starring Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe is a 2003 epic war film about the last remnants of the Japanese warriors trained in the Bushido tradition, and how they rebel against the westernization of Imperial Japan, AND the American soldier who chooses to stand with them.

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You go through comments sections on a few film websites and sooner or later the old line about Tom Cruise will come up. “Say what you will about Tom Cruise but he always gives 110%.” Various riffs on what he always does will appear from there. 605 kata lagi

Film Review

An Amazing Playlist - A Way of Life - The Last Samurai - Hans Zimmer

A beautiful film with beautiful music from back when Hans Zimmer was writing music, and not the noise he currently churns out.


[Old-Post] The Last Samurai : Reflecting to the Now, where Devotion is Scarce

Film lain yang memberi impact cukup dalam menurut saya adalah film-nya Tom Cruise, The Last Samurai (2003).

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