Video Essay Explains How The Russo Brothers Create Character-Based Action Sequences
It feels like movie fans have been repeating the same points for years when it comes to action movies. Make the geography of the fight scenes clear. Have action moments reveal something about the characters that make us care beyond just visceral thrills. Use shaky cam sparingly, if at all. That's part of the reason why movies like John Wick or Captain America: The Winter Soldier, ones that actually do the things we've been asking for, are so well-received. This video essay from YouTuber Must See Films (via /Film) explores how The Russo Brothers approach action in their films, which hopefully bodes well for the upcoming two-part Infinity War movies.