The Evolution of Fight Scenes is Revealed in this 'Bourne' Supercut

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My View on the above Article

Is it Chaos Cinema or simply a case of filmmakers not knowing what they are doing?

From my personal experience it is usually the latter. Let me explain: In Hollywood, Actors sell tickets... in Asia, Action sells tickets.

How many times does it happen in a Hollywood movie that action sequences are rehearsed for weeks on end and when the action is to be filmed on set they completely change the action at the last minute. Also Action Directors are hardly ever present during rehearsals and only see the action for the first time on the day of principal photography.

There is however, a new breed of stunt performers and coordinators coming to the surface who make amazing Previs that sometimes look better than the actual movie. Unfortunately, those Previs get pushed aside sometimes by the second unit...

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My Top 5 Korean Films

In my view, Koreans make the best movies in the world.  The simply tick all the boxes from great story line to great acting, cinema photography, action... Once you shake those ingredients around you will get a great Korean Movie. 

Below are my 5 top favourites.  There are more Korean films that I absolutely love for the same reasons stated above but let's just start with these ones.

My Top 5 Korean Action Films:

  1. No Tears for the Dead

Directed by Lee Jeong-beom
Produced by Kim Tae-won
Written by Lee Jeong-beom
Starring Jang Dong-gun 
Kim Min-hee
Music by Choi Yong-rak
Cinematography Lee Mo-gae
Edited by Nam Na-yeong
Distributed by CJ Entertainment
Release date
  • June 4, 2014
Running time
116 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean 
English
Box office US$4.5 million

2. The Man From Nowhere

Directed by Lee Jeong-beom
Produced by Lee Tae-heon
Written by Lee Jeong-beom
Starring
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My First Blog

Hey, I would like to introduce myself and share all of my knowledge on Action for film. 

My name is Philippe Deseck and I am a Stunt Actor/ Assistant Stunt Coordinator and would like to share the passion I have for Action Movies and everything related to the Movie Industry. 

Since a very young age I have had a love for movies, particularly action movies from Hong Kong. Since 1994 I have been actively involved in film, TV and radio whilst living in Thailand. My movie credits include Street Fighter where he was first introduced to stunt man Ronnie Vreeken, Operation Dumbo Drop and The Quest - where he met stunt man Alex Kuzelicki.

During the filming of these movies I had the pleasure of working with the Thai stunt coordinator Kawee 'Seng' Sirikanerat, who’s work on The Beach and Rambo IV is highly regarded. Having lived in Thailand for over 5 years, I trained in Muay Thai, Tae kwon Do and Thai weapon training.

After living in...

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