If an injury occurs to a stuntman during filming (in Hollywood), who typically covers the bill? Do stuntmen (stuntpersons) perhaps have special contracts or insurance policies?
In Broken City, there's a scene where the character, Jack Valliant, breaks his whiskey glass by squeezing it with his bare hands. I'd first like to know if this is actually physically possible. ...
I recall seeing a behind-the-scenes feature wherein it is explained that realistic action sequences involving moving cars are now possible with the use of a device which allows the car to be ...
In the 1967 Soviet film Анна Каренина directed by Aleksandr Zarkhi, there is a race sequence during which Count Vronsky's horse, Frou-Frou, is seriously injured. What happened to the horse which ...
Stuntmen are widely used in many action films to shoot difficult and dangerous scenes. How is it decided whether to use a stuntman in a scene? Are there official rules for that?
In the movie Contagion , Jennifer Ehle's character is shown giving herself an injection. This got me wondering. Are the injections they perform on-screen real? Do needles actually penetrate the skin ...