Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Kickin' Ass

Slate has a story up about which action movies stuntmen think are most impressive. The list is great, and has a few things I've never seen. Read the story to get the whole explanation, but two pieces of impressive action movie-making I think should be added are the chase at the beginning of Casino Royale (the new one) and something (anything) involving Jackie Chan.

I think Jackie's stunt cred is harmed a little by his affable nature and his willingness to be in Rush Hour 3. But action scenes don't get much better than this from First Strike:

2 comments:

Brian Rules the World said...

That fight scene in First Strike is one of my all time favorites, and you know I love Kung Fu movies.

bigsmithdude said...

i honestly have no recollection of seeing first strike.

however, rumble in the bronx still blows my mind!

 

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