Posts Tagged ‘Jackie Chan’

Who are 2019’s highest-paid actors?

— by BERNARD OZ — Forbes’ ranking of 2019’s highest-paid actors has been released, and occupying the top three of the list is the trio of Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr. According to Forbes, Dwayne Johnson – who featured in movies such as “Fast &[...]

Jackie Chan’s Top 5 Movies

— by BERNARD OZ — Those of our readers who were around in the early to late 1980s will most likely list Jackie Chan as one of their favourite actors. The Hong Kong-born martial arts master had his first film role in the year 1976. He was hired by a producer reportedly because of his [&he[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘1911’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — When I think of Jackie Chan, the things that usually come to mind are his comedic-action roles. His knack for delivering comedic lines and the action sequences that he performs at the same time have always attracted me to his films. In the upcoming f[...]

Review: Kung Fu Panda 2

— by ADAM POYNTER — Our favorite panda is back and ready to kick some skadoosh in “Kung Fu Panda 2.” Po (Jack Black) has been living the high life ever since he was chosen to be the Dragon Warrior. While continuing his training with Master Shifu (Dustin Hoffman), Po has been[...]

Trailer: Kung Fu Panda 2

— by ADAM POYNTER — In case you couldn’t get enough of the 2008 hit “Kung Fu Panda,” then I am sure you will be happy to know that the sequel “Kung Fu Panda 2” is right around the corner. I am glad to announce that the entire original cast, plus many more talented[...]

Kung Fu Panda 2: Teaser

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — One word comes to mind after watching the teaser trailer for “Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom”: hilarious. Just as the trailer dictates, the awesomeness returns next summer and if the sequel is as amusing as this teaser, the second film will be as funny [...]

Controversies Over ‘The Karate Kid’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan get a big YES for their work on this film, but at least three controversies swirl over this re-make of the 1984 Macchio version of “The Karate Kid.” First of all, the casting director, Poping Auyeung, flopped when it came to casting the [...]

Sequel Being Set Up for ‘The Karate Kid’

— by CAM SMITH — While this summer has been almost completely devoid of break-hit hits – Just ask “Prince of Persia,” “A-Team” and “Jonah Hex” – Harald Zwart’s “The Karate Kid” remake, starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan, has proven to be something of a revelation;[...]

Under Review: ‘The Karate Kid’

— by ROB COX — Some films should never be remade. “Jaws” comes to mind, as do “Star Wars,” “The Godfather,” “Die Hard” and many others. Until this updated version of 1984’s “The Karate Kid,” I might have added that film to the list too. And, yet, although director H[...]

Behind the Scenes of ‘The Karate Kid’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — How do I feel about “The Karate Kid” remake? Where do I begin? *takes deep breath* First, I would just like to say the original “Karate Kid” is very dear to me. I watched it at a time in my life when I was very impressionable, and I myself had[...]

Under Review: ‘The Spy Next Door’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “The Spy Next Door” is downright offensive. Sure, it’s a family movie and it doesn’t contain any nudity or bloody violence, but it’s the fact that it exists that makes it insulting. Director Brian Levant — no stranger to[...]

Four Clips from ‘The Spy Next Door’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Regularly, some action stars divert their attention from their action genre, and pursue a more challenging and perhaps more difficult genre to merge into: kids movies. Believe me, it is not easy to win children over. I used to think it was, until I had my own. It is [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Spy Next Door’

— by ALEXA MILAN — If the trailer for Lionsgate’s “The Spy Next Door” looks familiar, it’s probably because the story sounds very similar to Disney’s “The Pacifier.” In yet another family film fronted by an action star, Jackie Chan stars as a spy asked to babysit his[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Karate Kid’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Getting a movie made in Hollywood is a very difficult thing to do — especially these days — so you really have to wonder how some of the movies being made now get greenlit. Out of all of the people involved, wasn’t there one person who could have said[...]