Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by qwerty, Jun 23, 2009.
my pick goes to woo for choreograph action while bay gets the nod for explosions...
I like Woo but his trademark is slow-motion
And people are already saying that there is too much slo-mo in ROTF so definitely not Woo. And are you referring to Transformers or just in general?
The only action film I've enjoyed from John Woo was faceoff.
Depends. Woo is better with gun fights and chereography with actors. Bay is better with set pieces and special effects.
Michael Bay can do what John Woo can do and more
John Woo admitted himself that he doesn't like operating with visual effects because he doesn't know very much about it. His first time working with a green screen was in M:I-2
Whereas Michael Bay has been using CG since The Rock in 1996 and Transformers is a CG driven spectacle
didnt woo retire?
The Watch'out'skiis did some great action in the Matrix trilogy, then fell face-flat in Speed Racer.
The Bay Way
jonh who?...c'mon mike bay!
bay did use john woo's trademark, slo mo and dual guns...
They are so opposite you can't really compare.
Woo does slow mo which is either OK or just a way to add a few seconds to a dodgy film, or Bay does everything far too fast so he can get more into a dodgy film.
I prefer Michael's more realistic-looking, but suitably well-captured action scenes. It's really his big claim to fame and he does it quite well.
Never gotten into any Woo movies.
Woo established himself doing Hong Kong action movies like Hard Boiled, God of Gamblers and A Better Tomorrow. The Hong Kong movie industry at the time emphasized visual effects other than CG. Woo's a product of that era of filmmaking.
That being said, Woo's latest work is a two-part reenactment of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, and it does use CG visual effects.
Eh. Bay. Woo is good but i find michael bay action more enjoyable.
Ahhhhhhhhhh, ok. So THAT'S how you pronounce it!....I was always curious about that.
Yeah, except don't say the "t" in the "out" part. So that part sounds more like "ow". Wah-chow-skee
EDIT: Nevermind. I take it back. It's pronounced more like "Wah-Cow-Skee"
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