Appreciating the Amazing Film Work of Director Stephen Chow

TVOvermind | 6/22/2018 | Tom
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There are a great number of directors out there that deserve a lot of recognition for the things they’ve done. Stephen Chow is one of those that not only has an impressive list of films to his credit, but also has managed to capture the attention and imagination of viewers worldwide. His talent and vision have managed to create a wide array of films that have made him famous and allowed his career to continue throughout the years, building a solid base upon which he’s stacked innumerable credits and a great number of accomplishments. Just taking a look at his filmography you can imagine that this guy has been insanely busy over the years trying to build a legacy, and after almost four decades of being in the industry that legacy has been, for the most part, assured.

He started out as an actor.

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A lot of directors tend to start out acting. It’s a gateway of sorts for many of them to get the hang of what it takes to be in front of the camera so that they can learn how to direct a little better once they get behind the camera. Having both perspectives is important to any director since it gives a much better balance to the movie and allows the director to better understand what their actors are going through and what they might be able to expect from certain situations. Those directors that have not stepped in front of the camera are still bound to be great at their job, but there is a definite plus to having been an actor before being a director.

He got his inspiration to act from a Bruce Lee movie.

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Chow watched The Big Boss, shown above, and was instantly hooked. Because of this film he decided to become a martial arts...
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