Action films

Why do Hollywood action movies love chase scenes in East Asian cities?

We’ve all seen this scene before: a white action hero parachutes into an East Asian city, presented with a wide shot of a steely night cityscape with glittering skyscrapers and neon signs. Characters quietly weave their way through crowds of nameless faces in subtle espionage or show up for a secret meeting with a stoic […]

Action films

Women prefer action movies over romantic comedies, Fandango poll finds

A majority of women in a new Fandango survey said they preferred action movies, while less than one in 10 said they preferred romances or romantic comedies. The survey of more than 3,000 women aged 18 to 52 coincides with International Women’s Day and a shift in Hollywood to show more female-directed stories on television […]