Browsing the archives for the Jackie Chan tag

The Spy Next Door (2010)

Country: United States Director: Brian Levant Starring: Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, Madeline Carroll, Will Shadley, Alina Foley, Magnús Scheving, Billy Ray Cyrus Music: David Newman I blame Arnold Schwarzenegger and the film Kindergarten Cop for all the ‘tough-guys with kids’ films. Since then we’ve had Vin Diesel as The Pacifier, The Rock as The Tooth […]

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The Karate Kid (2010)

Country: United States / China Director: Harald Zwart Starring: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han, Rongguang Yu, Zhenwei Wang Music: James Horner I hate to admit it, but I am of that generation where the saying ‘wax on, wax off’ has a profound philosophical meaning to me. Yes I grew up watching […]

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Who Am I (1998)

Original Title: Wo shi shei Country: Hong Kong Director: Benny Chan / Jackie Chan Starring: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto, Ron Smerczak, Ed Nelson, Kane Kosugi Music: Nathan Wang I like Jackie Chan’s films. Sure there’s some stinkers in there, but generally over his career he has consistently entertained cinema audiences. Who Am I […]

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The Tuxedo (2002)

Country: United States Directed by Kevin Donovan Jackie Chan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jason Isaacs, Debi Mazar, Ritchie Coster, Peter Stormare, James Brown Music by John Debney, Christophe Beck Jackie Chan’s career can be broken up in to two distinct parts – his Hong Kong work which is pretty good, and his American work which isn’t. […]

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The Accidental Spy (2001-2002)

Director: Teddy Chen Starring: Jackie Chan, Eric Tsang, Vivian Hsu, Kim Min Jeong, Wu Hsing Kuo Music: Peter Kam (Hong Kong), Michael Wandmacher (U.S. re-edit) The Accidental Spy is a hybrid spy / martial arts film in the usual Jackie Chan style. This film divides many people due to the fact that there appears to […]

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