Anthony Pettis is a mixed martial artist, and the former UFC Lightweight Champion. He kicked Ben Henderson in the face in spectacular fashion at WEC 53. Continue reading Anthony Pettis Super Kick
Franz Kafka on the Shore
Franz Kafka was a German-language writer of novels and short stories. His work, which fuses elements of realism and the bizarre explored themes of alienation, existentialism, anxiety, guilt and absurdity. Continue reading Kafka
The history of Muay Thai can be traced back to several hundreds of years ago to the middle of the 16th Century. During the battles between the Burmese and Siam (Thai) army, the fighter Nai Khanomtom was captured by the Burmese who gave him the opportunity to fight for his freedom. Continue reading The Science of Eight Limbs
City of God the book written by Paulo Lins was adapted and turned into a harrowing tale about the harsh realities of childhood and crime in Rio De Janeiro. The Director Fernando Ferreira Meirelles grew up in a middle class family and studied Architecture in Sao Paulo, so he couldn’t be further removed from the gritty reality depicted in this overwhelming crime drama, thats why he brought in Katia Lund to assist as co-director. The choice to use mostly unknown actors added to the realism of slum life and brought spontaneity to the film. Improvisation, and strong emotional connection was important to portraying the definitive and often brutal choices characters were supposed to make. The film wasn’t shot in the real city of God because it was too dangerous due to the ongoing drug war. It’s a movie about hope, passion, violence and consequences, told in Scorsese-esque style and one which will stay with you for a long time after watching.
Wolves are the largest members of the dog family and are notoriously recognised for their pack mentality, social hierarchy and ruthlessness. Grey wolf ancestors were group of generalised carnivores named creodonts that first emerged over 100 million years ago. These historic killers have been causing havoc amongst humans for centuries. Continue reading Wolves in World War 1