Tag Archives: Jackie Chan

Twin Dragons - * 1/2*

In his latest rerelease, Jackie Chan uses a gimmick that Jean Claude VanDamme afficionados know well. It’s a gimmick that goes something like this: if one Jackie Chan is good, two must be better! Unfortunately, Twin Dragons proves that not … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Rush Hour - * * *

Brett Ratner, the director behind Chris Tucker’s surprisingly funny buddy comedy Money Talks, tackles yet another Chris Tucker buddy comedy with Rush Hour. Can lightning strike twice? Yes, particularly when Jackie Chan gets involved. James Carter (Chris Tucker) is a … Continue reading

Posted in 1998, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mr. Nice Guy - * 1/2*

Mr. Nice Guy is the latest Jackie Chan film, so you should know what to expect. A weak plot, terrible dialogue, very little acting ability, but some jaw-dropping action sequences that nearly make the rest of it worthwhile. However, Mr. … Continue reading

Posted in 1998, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Operation Condor - * * 1/2*

There’s some very good action, and not much else in Jackie Chan’s latest outing. Actually, the term “latest” doesn’t really apply, since Operation Condor is actually a trimmed and dubbed rerelease of his 1990 effort, Armor of God II. This … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

First Strike - * *

This latest action film from Jackie Chan (actually the fourth in his Police Story series) has one good action scene, but doesn’t quite live up to the standards of his earlier films. Jackie again reprises his role as the heroic … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Supercop - * * 1/2*

The third entry in Jackie Chan’s Police Story series has been redubbed and repackaged for American audiences as Supercop. Unfortunately, the renovation weakens the film, with a dubbing job that is barely better than Rumble in the Bronx’s, and a … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Rumble in the Bronx - * *

Jackie Chan finally makes another attempt to break through in America, and Rumble in the Bronx is certainly better than The Cannonball Run, but unfortunately it is not among the best action films either. Chan plays Keung, a Hong Kong … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment