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How to Do Action Comedy Like Jackie Chan

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There are few movie stars who can combine comedy and action as smoothly as Jackie Chan. What makes him so good at what he does? Detailed attention to lot of a lot of things you never consciously notice in a movie. Every frame is planned, choreographed, and edited just so. In this fascinating video from the series Every Frame a Painting, Tony Zhou explains those details. While he does, we get to see Chan fight his way through four decades of movies. Particularly interesting is the difference between his Hong Kong films and his American movies, where he doesn’t have as much control over the finished product. -via Laughing Squid


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kinda funny question: the vid inspired me to watch some Jackie Chan movies AND because I saw how much effort is put into the scenes, it makes me care more about where the money I spend goes.
Is there a way for me to tell who my dollar is going to? Honestly, I think being not able to figure out who you are paying is a strong argument for piracy.
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