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Railroad Tigers (2016)

Starring Jackie Chan, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Huang Zitao, Sang Ping, Jaycee Chan, Kai Wang

Fight Choreography by He Jun

Directed by Ding Sheng

Railroad Tigers is one of the newest offerings from Jackie Chan, he the classic king of martial arts and stunts. 602 more words

Jackie Chan


A Misguided Adaptation of the Influential 1985 Play

Denzel Washington’s newest directorial project is the long gestated film adaptation of the seminal August Wilson play Fences; a reflection on the black experience in the 1950s, making up a part of Wilson’s ten-part ‘Pittsburgh Cycle’ that analyzes black life in each decade of the 20th century.   628 more words


Wonder Woman (2017)

I owe Gal Gadot an overdue apology. When the news first broke that the Israeli model-turned-actor had won the role of Wonder Woman, I was quite dismissive. 2,140 more words


Be Our Pest, Be Our Pest... Put My Patience to the Test

I don’t know if we feel safe with identifying the very beginning of this exhausting span of Live-Action (or Photorealistic CGI) remakes of their animated classics as 1994 with Stephen Sommers’  1,014 more words

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

Sometimes a movie just gives the wrong impression from its conception, pre-production, and initial advertisement, and that’s exactly King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Optimistically planned as a six-part franchise, this new big-budget rendition of Arthurian legend looked like a total disaster. 1,722 more words


Their Finest (2017)

Their Finest (not to be confused with Their Finest Hours, even though this is based on a book called Their Finest Hour and a Half… 443 more words


A Movie for Springtime: "Enchanted April" (1991)

Caroline, Mrs. Fisher, Lottie, and Rose enjoying a repast at their beloved Mediterranean castle.

Who among us has not looked out the window above our work desk (that is, if we’re lucky enough to have a window) and dreamed of a lovely vacation at some wondrous spot on earth?  521 more words

Foreign Film