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Review: Double Trouble
David Chang's inept martial arts comedy confirms the genius of Jackie Chan.
Inept martial arts comedy
| June 08, 2012
Few in the West know about it, and are likely to be more confused by this bombastic, incoherent, though occasionally eloquent period.
Jackie Chan, deprived of his comic and physical skills, falls flat
| October 07, 2011
Review: The Karate Kid (2010)
What happens when Will Smith wants a franchise for his boy.
Shouldn't it be "The Kung Fu Kid"?
| June 11, 2010
Review: The Spy Next Door
Let’s hope Chan’s fans back East never get a whiff of this one.
Brian Levant’s cheap misfire
| January 15, 2010
Kung Fu Panda
The thin script is light on length and surprise, heavy on tike-pleasing jokes and action.
A colorful wuxia comedy
| June 04, 2008
The Forbidden Kingdom
Hong Kong action stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li don’t stray too far from type in this big-screen fairy tale: Chan plays a drunken kung fu master and Li’s a stoic monk with lethal reflexes.
Big screen fairy tale
| April 16, 2008
Rush Hour 3
Even those famous outtakes that play during the credits appear labored.
Increasingly silly skits
| August 15, 2007
The next action sport
At New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in mid October, hundreds of people are squished into bleachers, staring at cyborg super-soldiers who’re killing each other.
Say hello to the new breed of pro athlete — and goodbye to their grassroots
| November 21, 2006
9/11: The original email conspiracies
With football cancelled, some Americans found themselves with little to do in the week after 9/11.
Nostradamus, the unlucky tourist, and Satan in the smoke
| September 11, 2006
New to DVD for the week of January 13, 2006
The Constant Gardener, Red Eye, Saraband , and Transporter 2
Capsule Reviews of The Constant Gardener, Red Eye, Saraband , and Transporter 2
| January 18, 2006
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