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Creative Babies

by Jeff Olynek

Here at Action Playground our creative process is a lovely mix of collaborators. Whenever a group comes together to create something there are certain strengths that each creator brings with them, which we try to highlight as we plan,...

Why Movies are Better With Zombies

by Jeff Olynek

There are a few things that just make life better. The most universally accepted thing is ‘bacon’ but some will say “nudity” or “music” or “hugging it out.” I would argue that one of the things that makes movies...

Someone Should Make This! – Legend of Drizzt Movie

by Jonathan Moxness

  There are many franchises that Hollywood has adapted for the silver screen, some of which have worked, more of which have not. And for some reason the people that approve such movie adaptations, can’t seem to determine what...

10 Most Memorable Fight Moves

by Jonathan Moxness

This is a list of the 10 most memorable fight moves to be seen onscreen, either in a film or video game (unfortunately no TV shows made it). These aren’t necessarily the coolest moves, as you’ll notice some of...

5 Tips for Making Kick-A$$ Film Fights

by Jonathan Moxness

Wether you’re shooting videos for Youtube or big-budget Hollywood films, these 5 simple techniques will help transform your next onscreen fight into the stuff of legend! (Please note that this advice is to help enhance your combat skills, not...

Someone Should Make This! – METROID the Movie

by Jonathan Moxness

There are many franchises that Hollywood has adapted for the silver screen, some of which have worked, more of which have not. Of the franchises that have not worked, many started as video games; BloodRayne, Street Fighter, Doom, and...

Think Like a Secret Agent

by Jeff Olynek

So like every good boy who has watched movies during his lifetime, I’ve taken note of how to be a better undercover secret agent and every now and then I get the opportunity to exercise my mad spy skills....