Here at Action A Go Go, we like to talk tough about violence. That is, we like to explore the why and how of onscreen action — how to qualify it, how to recognize its impact on story, and how to better understand its execution. Which is why the following video from Nerdwriter1 is right up our alley.
In the follow video essay, Evan Puschak uses Shane Black’s The Nice Guys as a springboard to discuss “Movie Violence Done Right”. Black, of course, is an action maven around these parts, and, in many ways, his films helped shape the action genre as we know it today. Basically, if you want to understand movie violence better…this is a good place to start.
Take a look…