Originally posted on Acika Tattoo Quotes:

tattooformens Engravings are a vital piece of tattoo symbolization. They were utilized for tattoos since old times. Engravings regularly serve as an analysis to the pictures they sign interesting picture. At the same time simply don’t seldom unadulterated, self-tattooed engraving. Attempt to depict the procedure of making a tattoo lettering stages. Take any expression (for instance, in Latin), a colloquialism or quote from your most loved book, as a rule, anything convey some agreeable sense for the bearer tattoos. To this is included the feeling of magnificence of the picture. Tattoo lettering for men and ladies frequently do in English or Latin, some of the time in German and Russian, ought to independently recognize Chinese characters that never lose its prominence with clients. In English and Latin letters all the more intriguing, contrasted with Russian, and in them there are numerous delightful and gothic text styles. You have to choose what…

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OUTRAGE (2010)

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Great Yakuza film cant get enough of people talking about it…

Originally posted on GOREHOUND.COM:


Directed by Takeshi Kitano

Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Kippei Shiina, Ryo Kase & Renji Ishibashi.

Takeshi Kitano is a legendary filmmaker and has never failed to produce a solid movie. Each of his movies contains solemn style, sheer strength and unmatched realism. Where Kitano did it best however, was always with his brutal crime/Yakuza movies. From his first with Violent Cop all the way to his most recent gangster flick before Outrage, Brother, Kitano always delivered powerful crime movies. Outrage may have some flaws but it’s yet another addition to Kitano’s strong list of Yakuza/crime movies.

Outrage follows Boss Otomo (Kitano) and his Yakuza family as they combat an all out war between a number of rival Yakuza families that have managed to break trusted pacts through lies and betrayal. Needlees to say, from lies and betrayal come high levels of carnage.

Outrage is very much a character piece. We follow so many…

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Little Italy in New York

Originally posted on stretchingittotravel:

From Canal Street in what I would call Chinatown there is a hanging sign for LIttle Italy.  They must be trying to lure people over from Chinatown.


We saved some tummy room for dessert in Little Italy after our lunch in Chinatown.  I really wanted to try the ice cream shop in Chinatown but Daughter wanted to go to Italy for dessert.

Little Italy was much smaller than Chinatown and I would say it was 80% restaurants.


We had gelato and a raspberry ice at Cafe Roma.


This sign was on the other end of Little Italy and it seemed to fit better here.

And passed this interesting car park as we walked back to the train.  How the heck do they get the cars in and out????


If we are back in the area again I would skip Little Italy. There really was not much to do in the…

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