Posts Tagged ‘Stunts’

The Devil at Your Heels

Need for Speed | 3 Films About Stuntmen & Daredevils

Films

“Why do you like jumping?” the interviewer asks Tom Barry, a young stunt driver who briefly appears in The Devil at Your Heels. “Psychiatrists have all sorts of theories and reasons, and whatnot,” he says from behind his aviator shades and fluffy blonde beard. “They say everything from people having masculinity complexes to suicidal tendencies. more »

Stunt People

Stunt Family: A Story About Daredevils

Films

* This post was translated from French. Read the original here. A few days ago, we added Canada Vignettes: Stunt Family (1978) to NFB.ca. This documentary by Lois Siegel is the portrait of a family of stunt people working in the film industry. Yesterday morning, I had a chance to chat with the Genie Award–winning more »

The Dev*l at Your Heels: Is this for real?

Films

The Devil at Your Heels by Robert Fortier, National Film Board of Canada How can I best describe The Devil at Your Heels? Truth is stranger than fiction? The eccentric shall inherit the earth? Build it and they will come? No, I had better just describe it as stuntman Ken Carter’s attempt to jump over more »