Action Breakdown #8: Cop Buddies

We know them. We love them and tolerate them at the same time. The yin to the yang. The peanut butter to the jelly. The Powell to his McClane. The action buddy. The duo who will stop at nothing to stop the bad guy from getting ...
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Action Breakdown #9: The One-Liner

We all say them at work or around friends. We even say it to ourselves when the time asks for them. One of the biggest staples of an action movie and almost Shakespearean in its delivery. The one liner. Everyone gets one even v...
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Action Breakdown #10: Action Hero Names

You can’t be a badass action hero without a kick-ass name. No hero can just simply be named Bob or Dave. Nope. He has to have a name that when said will immediately send you flying across the room or if you’re a wom...
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Action Breakdown #11: Police Chiefs

Everyone knows how crazy our action hero has to be in order to catch the bad guys. They need to cause an indescribable amount of damage that would give any politician a stroke and a heart attack at the same time. Of course, the...
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Action Breakdown #12: Sad/Upsetting Moments

We mostly know action movies as wild and fun rides. A good hour and a half to two hours of explosions, one liners, and gunfire. It’s a genre that depends on entertainment and having a good time. However, there are scenes ...
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Action Breakdown #13: Action Stuntmen

We all love our action heroes and the crazy stunts that they pull in their movies. Jumping off of buildings, driving cars over cliffs, flipping cars over, smashing through walls, and many more insane acts of adrenaline. As much...
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Action Breakdown #14: Action Movie Kids

It seems like action movies need a few things in order to be made. A badass action lead, an evil villain, lots of explosions, and a kid. One of these things is not like the other, doesn’t it? Well, like them or hate them,...
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Action Breakdown #2: Facial Hair

The Action Breakdown this week is going to take a look into a very minor, but yet important detail regarding the action hero. Facial hair. Whether it’s a beard, moustache, handle-bar, or stubble, facial hair is always ind...
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Action Breakdown #3: Wardrobe

You know that saying “Clothes make the man”? Well, that statement is fact. Clothes definitely leave a first impression and that quote is never truer than with our lead action protagonist. Nothing screams out ACTION!...
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Action Breakdown #4: Explosions

Explosions. One of the Holy Grails of action movies. Every action movie needs them even if they aren’t relevant. Explosions and action are practically conjoined by the hip with one another. On this edition of the Action B...
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