Collector in Training
- Posted: September 17, 2021 1:20:48 pm
On March 19, 2021, we saw the continuation of the Captain America trilogy, as two of Cap’s most popular supporting characters were put into the spotlight as the stars of the Disney Plus series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. It’s a story that is built around the legacy of Steve Rogers, and how that is carried out by the hero who was affected the most by his creation -- Bucky Barnes -- and the one most affected by his rebirth -- Sam Wilson. Both characters were introduced to MCU fans in 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a movie that was considered to be one of the best MCU films released, and as it pertains to this article, it was looked at as having some of the very best hand to hand combat scenes in the context of live action comic book films.
This article isn't so much focused on the two stars, as much as it's a tip of the hat to the many heroes who have been associated with Cap in some form or fashion. This piece highlights the fighting styles, techniques, and strategies associated with these characters -- characters who have assisted in the bar being raised with regard to combat choreography in this genre of film. So today we are going to focus on some of the characters who will be appearing in or referenced in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier -- to give you an idea of the skills they have, as well as how and why they apply them in the manner they do -- so you have a better idea of what to expect in regards to the level of choreography and attention to detail when telling these characters' stories through the medium of physical combat.