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So Why Do Action Movies Make Actresses Fight Like This?

So Why Do Action Movies Make Actresses Fight Like This?

Video: I’ll admit to being dumb and not noticing this before, but action movies seem to make all actresses do the same move during a fight scene: The between-the-legs takedown. There’s different variations of it, of course, but the end result is almost always the same, someone ends up in…

Why Do Action Scenes In Movies Suck?

Why Do Action Scenes In Movies Suck?

Here’s a really good video essay from Sam and Niko about action scenes in movies. They first start by showing us what bad action scenes look like — quick cuts, implied action, reason-less fighting, etc. — and then delve into movies that do action scenes really well (involve characters we…