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The Woman King Viola Davis

Long Live ‘The Woman King’

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‘The Woman King’ dares to ask the question, “What if we gave Viola Davis a big sword?” More movies should do this.

RRR

Unpacking the Crossover Mega-Success of ‘RRR’

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If you STILL haven’t seen the best film of the year, this is your sign! Run don’t walk!

Best Action Movies

The 15 Best Action Movies of 2021

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From blockbuster epics to an indie comedy from Japan, these are the best action films of the year.

Mcu Action Sequences Ranked

The 25 Best Marvel Cinematic Universe Action Sequences

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Avengers Assemble! We rank the MCU using their action as the defining metric.

Best Action Movies

20 Best Action Movies of 2020

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It was a stay at home kind of year, so are you surprised that almost half of this list is made up of Netflix Originals?

Donnie Yen Fight Scene

The Secret to a Great Fight Scene Is Structure

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Here’s a video essay on why the best action sequences are structured like stories rather than spectacles.

Con Air

The Soaring Highs of Airborne Action Movies

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Action movies that take place in the sky offer a unique kind of thrill, and it’s a niche blockbuster subgenre that deserves to be celebrated more often.

Disturbing The Peace

York Shackleton on the Educated Compromises of ‘Disturbing the Peace’

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We chat with the director about accepting compromise but never losing vision on set.

Rewind Action Movies

The Best Action Movies of 2019

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The best action movies of 2019 come from Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, the UK, and the USA.