A Detailed Analysis of the Combination of Action and Comedy in Jackie Chan Films

“Jackie Chan – How to Do Action Comedy” is a video by Tony Zhou of the film analysis series Every Frame a Painting that examines the combination of action and comedy in Jackie Chan films. Specifically, Zhou notes how the style of editing and camera angles define the rhythm of such sequences.

Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan.