Articles Posted in the " Jet Li " Category

  • Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

    Here is the formula for coming up with a successful title for a Chinese action movie: use the word dragon, make something else fly and shove in some references to weapons and you’re done. Sadly there isn’t a good formula for coming up with the plot of the film. Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is bonkers. Maybe if any of the characters stood still for long enough you’d have a better change at figuring out what the heck is going on…

  • The Expendables 2

    Back to deliver yet more gratuitous violence, outrageous plot twists and dreadful puns, Sylvester Stallone and his team have got another job, and this time they’re joined by Chuck Norris and Jean-Claude Van Damme. Subtle nuances and character development there is not, but The Expendables 2 knows exactly what it is and it delivers. Sure, the lines are literally made of cheese, but what’s not to love about a bunch of good old fashioned action heroes doing what they do best?