Toruk Makto Rises Again – Sam Worthington Rides Hollywood

Sam Worthington is unstoppable. The Australian actor is seriously a real-life Toruk Makto triumphantly riding the great beast that is Hollywood. Amidst rumors of him being the next pick for James Bond, it’s been confirmed that he will return for a Clash of the Titans sequel and as everyone knows, he’s committed to doing the […]

James Cameron’s Avatar: The Bond – The Na’vi Neural Connection

A visitor to my blog sent me an email that the name of the neural connection between the Na’vi and their steeds (Direhorses or Mountain Banshees or in the case of Toruk Makto, the Leonopteryx) is called Tsahaylu so I thought I’d post an update in case anyone else wanted to know. In Na’vi language, […]

AVATAR: James Cameron’s Creatures of Pandora

Seeds of the Sacred Tree – very pure spirits, seeds of the sacred tree of Ewya. Central to the Na’vi’s spiritual beliefs. Ewya connects the entire biological ecosystem of Pandora. Great Leonopteryx (Toruk or last shadow) – similar to the Mountain Banshee although far larger and striped with red, yellow and black markings, with large […]