3 items from 2014
Is Jackie Chan really retiring? Maybe not, he tells us, as he talks about his new film Chinese Zodiac, his upcoming sequels and more...
In Chinese Zodiac, Jackie Chan finds himself strapped into a skate suit - essentially a padded outfit covered in the tiny wheels you’d find on a pair of in-line skates - and hurtling down a winding mountain road. Even in the context of a fanciful action comedy, it looks insanely dangerous, but this is par for the course for Jackie Chan, who’s spent the best part of his five-decade-long career performing outrageous stunts in a string of action classics, among them Drunken Master, Project A, Police Story, Armor Of God and Rumble In The Bronx to name just a few.
Chinese Zodiac is his latest film, and if recent reports are anything to go by, possibly his last - at least in terms of big, »
Reading Chris Holt’s recent excellent feature on the death of the local video store, (as well as this week’s release of Gareth Evans’ The Raid 2) I got to thinking about my own experiences of traipsing along to my local video store in search of something obscure but exciting. During my mid to late teens it was all about straight to video martial arts films – my Dad had introduced me to Bruce Lee by way of The Big Boss and I had worked my way through a whole load of Jackie Chan, Seagal and Jcvd, before resorting to just picking up a video that looked like it contained a lot of fighting and seeing what it offered.
Needless to say, a lot of what I stumbled on was deeply, abidingly terrible. Lone Wolf McQuaid was pretty good, but Code of Silence was abysmal. Delta Force II and III were both excellent fun, »
- Dave Roper
Official Facebook page
Action legend Jackie Chan will turn 60 when his birthday comes along in April and hopes he can reach “60 million Facebook likes”, which would be an amazing achievement.
Jackie has now passed the 50 Million mark, which is out standing, showing he has an army of fans all around the world. Jackie has just broke box office records with the release of Police Story 2013, he has done so much for charity for many, many years and still continues to do work around the world to help others.
As Jackie would love to hit another record and achieve 60 million Likes on his Facebook page, i urge every fan of his out there to go to the link at the top of the page and “Like” his page. Jackie Chan has brought us some of the greatest movies of all time, Police Story series, »
3 items from 2014
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