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: What movie first truly *sold* a super-powered punch?
What movie first truly *sold* a super-powered punch?
7 years ago
(September 30, 2013 10:50 PM)
Member since March 2004
I have a strong suspicion about this one, but I'd love to get other people's take on this question. So here it is:
Superheroes have been in movies for 70+ years. For most of those years, Hollywood struggled to figure out how to show super-strength in fights, relying mostly on having the characters literally throw each other around.
It seems to me that only fairly recently have they figured out how to actually *sell* a super-powered punch so that it looks believable.
Any thoughts on when that was? What movie first came up with a good way to do it?
"...And far away in his cage, the monkey smiled with his all-seeing eyes."
Re: What movie first truly *sold* a super-powered punch?
6 years ago
(August 15, 2014 08:41 AM)
Member since March 2006
Even though it looked a bit corny, matrix revolutions bullet time punch scene came to mind.
Incredible Hulk punching abomination was also good (the "is that all you've got?" punch).