Drawing100 – 40. Rated

Today’s topic is Rated, and it has given me absolute nightmares. I had never put in so much thought into one drawing so far. Maybe no.6, Break Away. And then I got to this link on YouTube. And it got me thinking, how a PG-13 Rated Die Hard would be. And so, here it is.

Rated - Die Hard John McClane SketchOf course, Die Hard 5, or as they call it – A Good Day To Die Hard, was released as PG13 in the UK, and they did not include any profanity, not even suggestive or modified John McClane speak.

This drawing is a part of the Draw100 challenge. For the entire list, check out the Drawing 100 Challenge page.

 

Drawing100 – 17. Blood

Ever since I decided to do this #Draw100 challenge, and I saw the 100 topics, I was looking forward to today’s topic the most. The topic for the day is – Blood. And being an action and horror movie fan, I have seen a lot of it being splashed on the screen. To choose one such moment was a bit of a tough one. But I went with – The Bride from Kill Bill, slashing off the heads and guts of the Crazy 88.

Blood - Kill Bill - The Bride vs Crazy 88

I love Kill Bill, and especially this very action scene for a lot of reasons. It pays homage to the many manga and anime action sequences where blood splurting happens on a hose-pipe level. The switching off and on of the colour settings in the action sequence makes it an unusually fun action scene. And of course, Uma Thurman’s yellow suit is an homage to Bruce Lee’s yellow suit in Game of Death.

I’m very happy with the way this has turned out, even though the left hand has a wonky wrist. Lemme know your thoughts.

This drawing is a part of the Draw100 challenge. For the entire list, check out the Drawing 100 Challenge page.

The Walking Dead S03E14 – Prey [TV Review]

The Walking Dead - AMC

There is a big reason why I did not review last week’s episode “Arrow On The Doorpost“. With just two episodes left for the season, I feel The Walking Dead is getting way too manipulative with its pacing, and it is getting ridiculously obvious that the season finale is going to end with a massive face-melting cliffhanger right in the middle of the big Woodbury vs Prison war. There’s also that reason that I have been a bit lazy, as well as feeling indifferent towards a lot that has been happening in the Walking Dead universe. And I continue to hate Andrea more and more. So, where does that all leave us with this week’s episode “Prey” ? Thankfully, it seemed like the makers of this episode heard me somehow, and almost resurrected Andrea to the levels of maybe liking her a bit. Spoilers after the jump, as I discuss this episode, a few thoughts on last week’s and more thoughts on what’s making me go absolutely batshit about this season’s Walking Dead.

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The Walking Dead S03E12 – Clear [TV Review]

The Walking Dead - AMC

In my review for the last episode of the Walking Dead, I had complained about this season to be more talk-centric. And that is mostly down to dialogues which are often ridiculously straight-forward, and which lack any sort of characterization. Also, the amount of times that happens, make it a chore to sit through these characters, just so that we can feel the rush once Michonne starts swinging her samurai sword, or Daryl starts using his crossbow.

This week’s episode – Clear, is by no means a heavy action packed one. It does have a mini-story arc attached to it, and although it is a bit disassociated from the bigger story, it doesn’t feel like a filler episode. Instead, it is one of the stronger episodes of TWD. After the jump, we discuss the episode, and there will be potential spoilers.

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