Nerdery, Video Games

Finally, a Street Fighter Movie without Van Damme or Chun Li in a Muumuu

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Joey Ansah is an action choreographer, and even player a bad guy in The Bourne Ultimatum. Apparently, he’s also a Street Fighter fan. Because he went to Capcom, pointed out all their Street Fighter movies suck ass, and asked permission to make his own SF short film — which looks a little like this:

Um. It that all it really took? That’s all someone needed to do? Go up to Capcom and say, “Hey, mind if I make a Street Fighter movie that isn’t total shit?” That’s all they were waiting for? Christ. The full flick comes out this week, apparently; I’ll post it as soon as I see it. Thanks to Zaid for the tip. (Via Kotaku)

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