Monday, May 09, 2005

Troy

Before the production of the movie 'Troy', we already have the cells for the movie. If you don't believe us. Let me walk you through of a scene.

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His name is Achilles, an arrogant mercenary general fighting on the side of Sparta with a league of fine warriors under his wing. His formidable strength, swift agility and invincibility, has spread over the many lands. However, he is unhappy, for he still served the Spartan King for the sake of making himself known to the world.

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During the Battle of Troy, the Sparta presented a huge wooden horse to the Trojan King. Since then, it was known as the Trojan horse. The horse acutally housed Achilles and his wing of warriors, they had infiltrated the gates of Troy via this gift.
Achilles was trudging though the grounds of Troy in anger and vengeance.
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He had avenged his cousin by king the Crown Prince of Troy, Prince Hector. Now, he had to find his love who was captured back to Troy.

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Achilles never thought that he was already being watched by the second son of Trojan King, Prince Paris.
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Paris had stolen Queen Helen of Sparta and sparked this dispute between Troy and Sparta.
Paris had trained so hard, hoping to avenge his brother's death one day.

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Oh so hard Paris had trained. He failed to kill Achilles by taking his heart. Instead he hit his heel. The moment the arrow peirced into Achilles' heel, he could feel an uncanny feeling surge through his body.

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Being surrounded by many Troy soldiers, Achilles fought bravely as ever single-handedly. No Troy soldier was a match for Achilles. This one no less.
Achilles easily severed his head in no more than ten exchanges of blows.

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The next challenger was Paris. Despite knowing that he was of no match, Paris still fought Achilles. It didn't take Achilles long to bring him down.

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As Achilles stood over Paris and raised his blade. He thought of how this pathetic love-lorn Troy Prince had started this war. Achilles was all so ready to take his life.

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Never will one thought that Paris had hidden a dagger in his belt. Being a Prince who had retreated from a duel, leading to the death of his brother Hector, this act was expected of him.

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Just as Achilles' blade was about to strike down on Paris. Paris' dagger slit across Achilles torso, tearing his gut.

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For once, Achilles could feel pain as his stomach acid surged into his stomach cavity, intoxicating him. Whatever had happened to his invincibility? Achilles fell to the ground as he stared up into the Trojan sky. He thought to himself "Why have the gods forsaken him?"

Achilles, was blessed by the gods with invincibility since his birth and believed to born of divinity blood. Apparantly, he was held by his heel when Zeus had dipped him into a magical potion conferring him his invinciblility. However, his heel was not covered. Thus, when Paris' arrow hit Achilles' heel, it destroyed Achilles' mythical armour, making him vulnerable, like a human being.

Ths heel is anatomically known as the Achilles heel and within, the Achilles tendon can be found. No one ever thought that there is this association to the myth. But this is how it came about....

The Out-Cast

Some other out-casted noobs..
who never made it to the big screen.
We find out why...

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The Last Samurai
Reason: Tom decided to change his armour and so we had to make sure he will be the last one.

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Jack Sparrow from Pirates of Carribean
Reason: John was drunk on the set for the sequel and broke one limb as a result of his stupor.

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Jack Sparrow (after a century) from Pirates of Carribean.
Reason: Even when he is dead and got back his limb, he was never casted still.

NOW SCREENING: STIK WARS Epsiode I : No More Hope

MOVIE REMOVED FOR BANDWWIDTH.

Take a look at my first stop motion animation.
Created entirely based on Stikfas figurines.

STIK WARS Epsiode I : No More Hope
Cast:
Spaceman as Look-Shy-Wanker
Yellow G2 Alpha Male as Deaf Fajah

Sunday, May 08, 2005

STiKFAS : A Hobby no Addiction

This is not an addiction but a hobby.
This may be just a toy which lies in the corner of the departmental store.
But the Stikfas is actually a toy created by Singaporeans.
It is quite costly though for a locally designed and made in China toy.
Previously was under Hasbro, but not under MisterBaneyJ.
Let me introduce to you the poseable stikfas.

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The Samurai

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The Spaceman

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The Knight and Stallion

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The Female Warrior and Red Dragon

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'Stikers' for your Stikfas.

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The basic unit is the anatomically correct character proper. They can be sold separately in blister packs.

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Things you may find in a box set is two post cards, stikers, a standard character and accessories for the theme role.

A Bug's Life

That day, it was a rainy night. I was visited by flying ants and lots of strange bugs on my wall.
Among them was a stange bug which was armoured.
I managed to capture it, snapped a few shots and freed it.

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