The Avengers trailer, as told by zany Taiwanese animation

The animators at Taiwan's NMA News have cornered the market on recreating popular superhero movie trailers using crude humor and even cruder computer animation. In their latest magnum opus, they turn The Avengers trailer into a collage of butt shots. As nonplussing as this all is, NMA cartoons are the only media… » 10/23/11 7:30am 10/23/11 7:30am

What it's like to watch Rise of the Planet of the Apes in Chinese on LSD

In my unceasing quest to bring you the best of the worst of martial arts cinema, here is a battle scene from the 1976 Taiwanese film Monkey King With 72 Magic, an adaptation of the Chinese folktale Journey to the West. This shit is indubitably bananas. » 8/07/11 10:15am 8/07/11 10:15am

How centuries of flooding turned the ancient Chinese into seafarers

About 9,000 years ago, the Fuzhou Basin in southeastern China fell victim to rising sea levels, pushing underwater the marshy lands needed for rice farming. The marooned people there became seafarers, which eventually led to the colonization of Taiwan. » 4/03/11 1:00pm 4/03/11 1:00pm

Al Gore as a randy computer avatar = the future of news?

Taiwan's NMA News creates computer-animated depictions of current events that drive a flaming dune buggy into the uncanny valley. NMA's 3D take on the Leno-Conan tiff was amusing, but their version of the Al Gore sex scandal allegations is transcendental... » 6/26/10 9:05am 6/26/10 9:05am