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Pole weapons expert rates nine polearm fights in movies and televison for accuracy

Pole weapons expert Matt Easton rates nine polearm fight scenes in movies and TV, such as "Troy" and "Aquaman," for realism. Easton discusses the accuracy of polearm scenes in "Troy" (2004), featuring Brad Pitt; "Aquaman" (2018), starring Jason Momoa; and "Black Panther" (2018), with Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan. He also comments on "The Mandalorian" (2020), "Vikings: Valhalla" (2022), and "The Suicide Squad" (2021), featuring Margot Robbie. Easton analyzes "Alexander" (2004); "The Lost Bladesman" (2011), starring Donnie Yen; and "Moonfleet" (1955). Easton is the creator of the YouTube channel Scholagladiatoria, where he discusses historical European martial arts, or HEMA; historical fencing; and historical-combat-related topics. He also teaches a fencing club in London and Surrey. YouTube channel: Fencing club:
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