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Sword Master Rates 10 Sword Fights From Movies And TV | How Real Is It?



Professional swordsman Dave Rawlings broke down 10 sword fights in movies and TV, critiquing their realism and technique. Rawlings has over 15 years' experience teaching Western Swordsmanship. He has been featured in the documentary series "Warriors" and "Bloody Tales of the Tower." He advised the Wallace Collection on its exhibition "The Noble Art of the Sword," and he teaches longsword at the London Longsword Academy.

Rawlings looked at the skill of Henry Cavill in "The Witcher" and Dwayne Johnson in "The Scorpion King." He also critiqued the realism of historical and fantasy scenes from "The Mask Of Zorro," "Gladiator" and "The Princess Bride." He also rated sword fights in "Game of Thrones," including Brienne of Tarth and Arya Stark, and Ned Stark and Jamie Lannister.

He rated the samurai-sword skill of Keanu Reeves in "47 Ronin" and Uma Thurman in "Kill Bill: Volume 1."He analyzed the principles of sword fighting in the "Die Another Day" fencing scene and the light saber fight in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

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Tags: film, game of thrones (hbo), star wars, television, the witcher (netflix)
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