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Review: The Foreigner

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Jackie Chan in US cinemas, especially as a lead, and I for one, am happy to have him back. Think on it for a moment:  Jackie Chan is still one the world’s biggest stars (currently ra...

 
 
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The Foreigner has a new trailer with foreigners in it

It's seems a little unfair that a bunch of out of shape older actors are currently making old-man action movies in the Taken vein when Jackie Chan is an old man who can actually do all that stuff. Luckily we're getting The Foreigner, ...

 
 
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Trailer: Watch Jackie Chan vs Pierce Brosnan in The Foreigner

Jackie Chan fights Pierce Brosnan. Yeah, you read that right. The Foreigner has Jackie Chan vs. an evil 90s James Bond (so basically Sean Bean?), and it looks like a solid revenge thriller. Rather than Chan playing his usual happy-go-lucky ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson will reteam for Shanghai Dawn

As Coming Soon noted yesterday, MGM is finally moving forward with Shanghai Dawn, the sequel to Jackie Chan/Owen Wilson films Shanghai Noon (2000) and Shanghai Knights (2003). As Flixist EIC Matthew Razak said in our staff emails: "Things I...

 
 
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Final trailer for The Expendables 3

Due to some unfortunate events, a digital copy of The Expendables 3 was leaked onto the Internet and was pirated more than 2 million times. Now Lionsgate is trying to sue the individuals responsible claiming that the piracy will hurt their...

 
 
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First full trailer for The Expendables 3

The folks over at Yahoo Movies have released the first teaser for The Expendables 3, showing a couple action beats and the film's pretty sizable cast. I didn't much care for The Expendables One, with its dark color palette and overly serio...

 
 
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First teaser trailer for The Expendables 3

We've been completely in the dark with The Expendables 3. We've heard about all of that ugly stuff behind the scenes about Bruce Willis, the numerous additions to the cast, but no one really knows what's going on. There hasn't been a ...

 
 
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Review: CZ12 (Chinese Zodiac)

When the first promo/trailer hit for CZ12 (aka Chinese Zodiac), I bought into the hype and the possibility of the film. When news landed that CZ12 was going to be Jackie Chan's last big action movie, I was eager to see how he'd cap his care...

 
 
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Jackie Chan planning a theme park called JC World

During an event in Beijing, Jackie Chan said he's interested in creating his own theme park in Yizhuang. According to the Malaysia Times, the park will be called JC World. The two square kilometer park will be comprised of five different se...

 
 
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Jackie Chan should make a modern day silent film

Even though Jackie Chan is working on a new Police Story film (Police Story 2013), his days of big and crazy action are apparently at an end with Chinese Zodiac. You can see some of that death-defying action at the Jackie Chan Experience re...

 
 
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Trailer: The Jackie Chan Experience

Jackie Chan was in New York last week, but there's a whole lot more Chan in store for the city. This weekend, the Jackie Chan Experience begins at the Walter Reade Theater. The largest Jackie Chan retrospective in North America, screenings...

 
 
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Jackie Chan prepping autobiographic stage musical

At a press conference today in New York, Jackie Chan mentioned that he is currently preparing a stage musical based on his own life. Adapted from his 1998 autobiography I Am Jackie Chan, the musical would chronicle his childhood experi...

 
 
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Expendables 3 adds Cage, Chan, Snipes and Jovovich

Okay, I'm going to type this calmly. You know how awesome The Expendables was when Sylvester Stallone, Ahnuld Schwarzenegger, and Bruce Willis had that one scene together? You know how awesome The Expendables 2 wasn't because it decided to ...

 
 
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NYC: Jackie Chan is in town June 10th and June 11th

Oh damn, fellas! Jackie Chan is going to be in New York City on Monday, June 10th and Tuesday, June 11th. This appearance is thanks to the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the New York Asian Film Festival, and the Hong Kong Economic and Trad...

 
 
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Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac hits US spring/summer 2013

There's finally word on the US release of Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac, his 101st movie and his last balls-to-the-walls action flick. Ramy Choi (director of distribution and acquisition at Chan's Jackie & JJ International Limited) reve...

 
 
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Jackie Chan will be in The Expendables 3

During a press conference for Chinese Zodiac (CZ12), Jackie Chan mentioned that Sylvester Stallone has given him a role in The Expendables 3. It seems like the role will be meatier than a mere cameo. As Chan explained: Sly had invited me t...

 
 
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Trailer: Chinese Zodiac (Hong Kong)

Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac (CZ12) hits Asian theaters this week, and this Hong Kong trailer for the film gives a good sense of the film's scope and story. Again, it looks like a possible return to form for Chan, whose best movie in the l...

 
 
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The 12 best Jackie Chan fight scenes of the last 12 years

Roughly one year ago following the release of a promo video for Chinese Zodiac (CZ12), I did a list of the 12 best Jackie Chan fight scenes. The list ended at 1999's Gorgeous. Now, with the premiere of Chinese Zodiac and the full relea...

 
 
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Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac premieres tomorrow and then comes out across China on December 20th. Here's one last trailer for the film, which is basically an extended version of the first trailer from back in May that includes some of the ...

 
 
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Jackie Chan sets two Guinness world records

We're one week away from the overseas release of Chinese Zodiac, Jackie Chan's 101st movie, and Chan has set two new world records in the process. Guinness World Records officially awarded Chan "Most Stunts Performed by a Living Actor" and ...

 
 
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Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

This latest trailer for Chinese Zodiac (aka Armour of God 3) isn't as awesome as the rollerblade suit trailer from late August or the more traditional trailer from May. It's not even as keen as that initial promo from last year. This new C...

 
 
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Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

Ever since the first promo video for Jackie Chan's Chinese Zodiac (the third Armour of God movie), I've been excited that this would be a return to form like 2004's New Police Story. If this teaser is any indication, Chan probably isn't go...

 
 
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Jackie Chan slates new English-language Hollywood film

Jackie Chan is setting up his next movie, though sadly it's not a remake of Gene Kelly's It's Always Fair Weather. (Maybe next time.) Currently untitled, the project is described as a "two-hander action comedy" in which Chan plays a detecti...

 
 
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Trailer: Chinese Zodiac

At the end of last year, we showed you a promo video for Chinese Zodiac, Jackie Chan's 101st movie. Here's the first official trailer for the film, and it's got me pretty excited. If this is Chan's last big ballsy action film, I hope he go...

 
 
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Jackie Chan is NOT retiring from action movies

Last week we reported that Chinese Zodiac will be Jackie Chan's last big action movie. We and many other news sources took this as a sign that Jackie Chan was retiring from the genre. Turns out, he has no intention of quitting action movies...

 
 
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Why Jackie Chan should remake It's Always Fair Weather

Earlier we reported that Jackie Chan is retiring from action movies. He's 58 years old now, exhausted, and he feels reluctant to do action films given all the violence in the world. (He left the door open for Karate Kid 2 and Rush Hour 4, h...

 
 
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UPDATE: Chinese Zodiac Jackie Chan's last big action film

[UPDATE: Jackie Chan says he is NOT retiring from action films.] Chinese Zodiac, Jackie Chan's 101st film, will also be his last big action movie. At a Cannes news conference he said the world is too violent and that he's very tired. Chan a...

 
 
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Zak Penn rewriting Karate Kid 2: Karate Kidder

The 2010 kung-fu remake of The Karate Kid did well at the box office ($359 million worldwide... yeah, seriously), so there was bound to be a sequel. Wasn't bad for what it was. I mean, at least you got to see Jackie Chan beat up children, a...

 
 
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12 best Jackie Chan fight scenes

Jackie Chan's 101st movie, Chinese Zodiac, comes out in about a year. It promises to be a return to form for the 57 year old actor, whose career as a stunt performer and action star is four decades long. As a big Jackie Chan fan since middl...

 
 
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Chinese Zodiac looks like vintage Jackie Chan goodness

Jackie Chan's 101st film is coming out on 12-12-2012. It's called Chinese Zodiac, and if the old info about the film still holds true, it's the long-brewing sequel to Armour of God and Operation Condor. That means some globe-trotting, trea...

 
 
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Trailer: 1911

Until just now, watching the trailer for 1911 before writing this post, I'd thought that Jackie Chan had retired from acting. I have absolutely no evidence of this fact, just the notion in my little brain that he's quit the business. ...

 
 




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The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 

The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"