spectacle questions

1. American films predominantly used a western style of fighting up until a particular film popularized Hong Kong Cinema wire-style fight choreography. Which film was it and who was the fight choreographer? How did it affect the Star Wars films?

2. Take a movie that you believe has great Spectacle and give examples of what the spectacle(s) is/are and what makes them such quality? Who is the designer/choreographer/director of the piece and did they receive any praise in reviews for their work?