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RE: [Groop] Wow!

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?

> 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
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> "Hound-dog" <hound@twobros.com> on 05/25/2000 03:25:02 PM
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> 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
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