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Review: Kung Fu Hustle (2004) R 95min

November 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

Kung Fu Hustle by director Stephen Chow, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Xin Huo, is an imaginative action comedy that won over 20 international awards.
The plot: In 1940s Shanghai, China before the Revolution, the city is terrorised by ruthless gangs. A petty [...]

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Review of “The Forbidden Kingdom” (2008) PG-13 113min

May 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

Jet Lee and Jackie Chan star together in The Forbidden Kingdom, directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King, Stuart Little I & II, Haunted Mansion) and written by John Fusco (Young Guns, The Babe, Loch Ness, Spirit: Stallion of the [...]

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Tags: Action · Additional Articles · Adventure · Fantasy · Movies · USA

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

August 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker are back for the third installment of the cop buddy comedy (hasn’t this summer been good for all sorts of threequels?) and they are after Chinese triads this time – in Paris! And, on top of [...]

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