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Katniss better watch her ass

There's a number of things that make 1938's "The Adventures of Robin Hood" so awesome. There's the star power and charisma of Errol Flynn. There's Erich Wolfgang Korngold's great score. There's the glorious three-strip Technicolor process. And then, leaning in the corner there, is Howard Hill. [more inside]
posted by AlonzoMosleyFBI on Oct 28, 2013 - 29 comments

Archery skill measured in Legolases.

Reinventing the fastest forgotten archery.
posted by cmoj on Dec 6, 2012 - 17 comments

Every new teaser poster shows a worse example

"So far, 2012 is shaping up to be a great year for archery, what with The Hunger Games coming in March, then Brave, followed by Hawkeye in The Avengers." An archery coach analyzes the technique in three upcoming movies.
posted by 1970s Antihero on Mar 15, 2012 - 58 comments

Gingerlocks

The Prize - a two minute clip/trailer from Pixar’s Brave. You can also see some lovely production art and sculptures here.
posted by Artw on Feb 23, 2012 - 90 comments

Katniss?

Iza Privezenceva is a Russian girl who is astonishingly fast with a recurve bow.
posted by quin on Jan 23, 2012 - 120 comments

Poor Folk Bows

Concerned about getting reasonably priced free-range grass-fed protein? Why don't you make your own archery bow, atlatl, slingshot or sling?
posted by leotrotsky on Oct 3, 2011 - 33 comments

She was a woman, so we asked her if she could handle it, because it was big, Mrs. Donovan said

They might not teach you how to be an alligator trapper who works barefoot in Florida, but The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Becoming an Outdoors Woman program is patterned after a similar one that began in Wisconsin, and Becoming an Outdoors Woman programs are available across the U.S. and Canada. [more inside]
posted by cashman on May 22, 2011 - 11 comments

How Hou Yi Shot The Suns

In the time of the Chou Dynasty it was believed there existed Ten Celestial Suns. Each day, one sun would be harnessed to a jade dragon and drawn across the heavens, bringing life and light to the world. It was their duty, all they had known - but in their hearts a cold and secret fire grew... [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Dec 6, 2010 - 22 comments

Twang!

Like crossbows? Like assault rifles? Got some spare AR-15 parts lying around begging to be crossbowed up? Then the PSE TAC 15 crossbow upper is for you! (video). Or how about this Swiss crossbow that can be cocked in 3 seconds? Alternatively build your own, or even build a repeating crossbow!
posted by Artw on Apr 24, 2009 - 41 comments

Building a bow

Arnold Smit shows, step by step, the crafting of a bow. More of his beautiful bows here. (Also available in Dutch.)
posted by Upton O'Good on May 15, 2008 - 16 comments

Asian Traditional Archery

The Asian Traditional Archery Network! Atrocious, frame-y site design hides oddles of cool articles about: The Chinese repeating crossbow, archives from Instinctive Archer magazine, the Buryat bow of Mongolia, and why shooting nurtures the mind's eye. Perhaps the best indication of the depth and breadth of the site can be seen on this page of excerpts from the ATARN newsletter. There's also a small picture archive, but there are a lot of other pictures and illustrations scattered over the site.
posted by OmieWise on Oct 25, 2007 - 9 comments

His best works feature powerful women in vulnerable situations.

Filipino-American artist Jhoneil Centeno is a painter, photographer, digital artist, game developer, and bow and arrow maker. He explains his art and his technique. Title quote from Lucid Skin review (NSFW).
posted by desjardins on Aug 16, 2007 - 11 comments

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