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Eight Minute Video Considers THE RAID & Perfect Action Direction

Video asks "Is there such a thing as perfect action direction?"






Gareth Evans' The Raid and its sequel gave the action genre a breath of fresh air after being dominated for so long by shaky cam and quick cuts designed to paper over the physical limitations of movie stars and disguise the lack of imagination of their directors.

A new video essay by Rossatron looks at how Evans stages his action sequences in comparison to other less successful examples of the genre.


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