I wrote a piece for Do Some Damage about why fight scenes usually suck.
When watching a movie, if I can, I’ll fast forward through a fight scene, otherwise, I’ll get all glassy-eyed until it is over. Don’t even get me started on comic book movie fight scenes. When reading, I’ll usually scan through the paragraphs of a fight scene to see if anyone happens to die and then I’ll catch up with the story in its proper place. Why? Because fight scenes suck.
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