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Re: [Groop] Wow!



I think we are all missing the main point...who would play Weaver?

iain

Hound-dog wrote:

> You are totally right about jackie chan. I mean I just watch his movies just
> to see his "sloppy" and yet kick ass moves. Yet I dont think he is strong
> enough for it or Fat enough. Yet he will be pretty cool to see how he will
> fight with a sword. Which trinity are you talking about?
>
> Hound
> >
> > For some reason, Jackie Chan strikes me as the style to go for.  If you
> > watch his movies, he frequently hits people by "accident".  Now we put
> > swords in his hands, and we've got a Groo-some kind of fight.
> > All over the
> > place, slipping, tripping, falling over obstacles, and still coming out on
> > top of the carnage.
> >
> > The big ending battle from "Blazing Saddles" has the proper tone.  Val
> > Kilmer did a reasonable job of mixing cocky and foolish in "Willow".
> >
> > I know what I want, but I can't think of a single movie that encapsulates
> > it all.  Let's face it, Groo is unique.  His fights would be too.  Perhaps
> > if we mix the skill of Trinity with the complete non-chalance of
> > Bambino in
> > the "Trinity" movies.
> >
> > Richard Buswell
> > http://www.kcstage.com
> > http://www.naughtynobles.com
> > http://www.geocities.com/rabuswell
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Hound-dog" <hound@twobros.com> on 05/25/2000 03:25:02 PM
> >
> > Please respond to hound@twobros.com
> >
> > To:   "Groop Mailing List" <groop@groo.com>, Richard A. Buswell/MF
> >       Support/DST/US@DST
> > cc:
> > Subject:  RE: [Groop] Wow!
> >
> >
> >
> > I looked at your website and they were pretty cool and impressive. I wish
> > you guys could come down here so I could see you guys in action. Well I
> > dont
> > know what movies I could say then. Do you know any movies that could be
> > compared to groo?
> >
> > > Stylistically, Groo should have no form or technique whatsoever,
> > > but should
> > > blindly and stupidly fight, parrying as much by accident as by design,
> > > killing people on a backswing without even knowing he hit them.  Both
> > > "Blade" and "Gladiator" showed hits that were intentional.
> > Groo does not
> > > plan that far in advance.  Usually the goal of fight choreography is to
> > > look cool.  For Groo, the goal should be to look stupid.  Fast,
> > > but stupid.
> > > Strong, but stupid.  His skill is only an accident of birth.
> > >
> > > Richard Buswell
> > > http://www.kcstage.com
> > > http://www.naughtynobles.com
> > > http://www.geocities.com/rabuswell
> >
> >
> >
> >
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