Legend of the Naga Pearls’ (‘Jiao zhu zhuan’): Film Review

Legend of the Naga Pearls' ('Jiao zhu zhuan'): Film Review

Legend of the Naga Pearls’ (‘Jiao zhu zhuan’): Film Review Yang Lei’s fantasy-adventure follows three heroes trying to keep flying monsters from stealing a powerful magic relic. Three new friends try to rescue humanity from an ancient foe in Yang Lei’s Legend of the Naga Pearls, an adventure that borrows freely from the Lucas/Spielberg/Jackson playbooks without straying far from the vibe of contemporary Chinese action-fantasy. It looks better than many of its peers, with only one or two lapses of taste in production design, FX and costumes. (The cutesy CG sidekick…

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Taufik Hidayat-like HS Prannoy fells a legend in Lee Chong Wei

Taufik Hidayat-like HS Prannoy fells a legend in Lee Chong Wei

Taufik Hidayat-like HS Prannoy fells a legend in Lee Chong Wei World No.25’s stunning backhand smash stuns Lee Chong Wei and scripts 21-10, 21-18 victory   Prannoy handed Chong Wei his first loss of the year. There wasn’t much by way of cutting-edge technical inputs that Sunil Kumar could give his son HS Prannoy in this pre-teens, when the father coached the lanky lad in Kerala till age 16. The timing of a jump when smashing is, of course, innate if you come from Jimmy George-country. But everything else was cobbled…

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The Legend Of Zelda: What We Know So Far

The Legend Of Zelda: What We Know So Far

The Legend Of Zelda: What We Know So Far  The new Legend Of Zelda for Wii U is being developed by Nintendo and has been teased since its announcement in 2013 during a Nintendo Direct video stream. And, though it’s been a long few years, fans are ready for one of the most progressive Legend Of Zelda games to release in the series’ history. It’s unknown what game engine it’s being created in, but I’m sure it’s something like Unreal Engine 4. Nintendo has been pretty tight-lipped on the game,…

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Timeline of a super-fight

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Timeline of a super-fight

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Timeline of a super-fight A super-fight between retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr and the UFC’s main man Conor McGregor was considered far-fetched when the rumours first began back in 2015, but the eagerly anticipated bout might just be getting closer to reality. The two men are the biggest names in their sports: Mayweather has a perfect 49-0 record in professional fights and is widely regarding as the greatest pound-for-pound fighter of his generation; McGregor recently became the UFC’s first double-weight champion and has catapulted…

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