Anime, Comics

Tintin vs. Dragon Ball?

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Hell, why not. This isn’t as concise a joke as it might have been, and plays as far more knowing about Tintin than Dragon Ball, and sure, Bianca Castafiore’s lip-sync isn’t exactly virtuoso…

…and yet, I have to say it does make the case that a live-action Tintin movie could work without looking too goofy. The Captain Haddock actor is spot-on, Marlinspike Hall is as it should be, Snowy is about as right as you can get…the Thompsons aren’t supposed to be ninjas, exactly, but that’s the Dragon Ball talking.

I’ll take any new Tintin movie at this point; sadly, we haven’t heard any signs of life from the would-be Spielberg franchise version lately and Peter Jackson clearly has his hands full…

h/t Andre Morelo

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist