Quick Review : Rush Hour (1998)

A buddy cop comedy relies on the chemistry between the two lead actors. And the chemistry between Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker is phenomenal in the first entry of the ‘Rush Hour’ franchise. As per usual in Jackie Chan films, the plot is neither here nor there, but the comedy hits almost every time. Sometimes it tries a little too hard…but that can be forgiven. Continue reading

Quick Review : The Karate Kid (2010)

When I first read about this remake, I was perplexed. Firstly, why call it ‘The Karate Kid’ when it was based in China? Karate originated from Japan, not China! Not only that, but qhy change the age of the protagonist? Surely, it would make this remake’s version where Miyagi saves Daniel from the bullies uncomfortable? Continue reading

Quick Review : Rumble In The Bronx (1995)

Jackie Chan burst into Hollywood with this chaotic, action-packed film. Yes, the plot may be flimsy, the dialogue forgettable (especially with the awkward dubbing), and has stereotypes posing as characters, but let’s be honest, you don’t watch Jackie Chan films for any of that. You watch them for his hilarious fight scenes and crazy stunts, of which this film possesses an abundance. Continue reading