Tag: stunt performers

Cinema Shame’s Burt Reynolds Special, Vol. 1!

Friends of the Gutter Jay Patrick and Kerry Fristoe talk about Burt Reynolds with Christian Devine and Carrie Rickey on the Cinema Shame podcast. “In the first of two episodes dedicated to the Bandit, my guests and I talk about White Lightning, Gator, Smokey and the Bandit, Semi-Tough and Starting Over and just about everything […]

Wonder Woman Caitlin Dechelle

Enjoy stunt reels from Caitlin Dechelle, who was Gal Gadot’s stunt double in Wonder Woman: here and here. Tomgirl also has an extensive interview with Dechelle (via The Mary-Sue). You can watch Dechelle give a sword demonstration here. And here’s footage of her photo shoot for Black Belt […]

RIP, Gary McLarty

Stunt performer and coordinator Gary McLarty has died. McLarty performed stunts in many, many movies and tv shows including: Gone In Sixty Seconds (2000), Wyatt Earp (1994), Jurassic Park (1993), Last Action Hero (1993), Days of Thunder (1990), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Rambo III (1988), Maximum Overdrive (1986), […]

RIP, Panna Rittikrai

Action choreographer, director and stunt performer Panna Rittikrai has died. Films Panna worked on, whether as a choreographer, director, producer and/or actor include: Born To Fight / Gerd Ma Lui (1986 and 2004), Tom Yum Goong (2005), Chocolate (2008), Spirited Killer (1994),  Power Kids (2009),  Dynamite Warrior/Khon Fai […]

RIP, Carla Laemmle

Actor and dancer Carla Laemmle has died. She appeared in The Phantom of the Opera (1925), Dracula (1931) and The Broadway Melody (1929). Laemmle returned to film with The Vampire Hunters Club (2001).  The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter and The Los Angeles Times have obituaries. Here […]