Today’s Best Action Movie Directors Are Working in Direct-to-Video


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Insightful essay from Ignatiy Vishnevetsky:

“Direct-to-video action may be an isolated genre, but its strengths go beyond mere niche appeal. It’s a vibrant, interconnected scene that is continuing the traditions of the classic action movie without being caught up in reverence. In the process, it’s produced some of the most purely entertaining movies of the last few years—movies that often outclass their big-budget counterparts.”

Read the full essay at The A.V. Club.