Hats off to the action department, particularly as it’s a Frenchman, Olivier Schneider, who choreographed most of these scenes.
Olivier Schneider is a global icon in the stunt world. His combat choreography is admired by actors and directors alike.
Schneider’s sublime violence is what sets the film (Taken) apart. (…) her’s its secret weapon: fight choreographer Olivier Schneider.
Olivier (Schneider) doesn’t do anything for his own sake, to show you how good he is or how big his imagination is. He creates a fight scene that comes from the story and moves the narrative along.
Choreographed by Olivier Schneider, the brutal punch-up in which Dupontel really takes a beating recalls the brawls in Taken (also supervised by Schneider).
Fast 6 fight choreographer Olivier Schneider added "flashy" aspects (…) such as flying armlocks and spin moves in addition to lots of blocks and combinations.
The art of throwing punches with style. Or not. Olivier Schneider is probably France’s most globally-recognised fight choreographer.
Acclaimed fight choreographer and stunt person, Olivier Schneider (Taken, Unknown, The Transporter), trained Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds for weeks.
“Spectre’s” success signals that it’s time for two salutes.The first is to fight choreographer Olivier Schneider, one of the best in the business.