Tag: Lucy Liu

Shanghai Noon (2000)

Shanghai Noon (2000)

In the late 90’s, Jackie Chan finally managed to break out in Hollywood with the successes of “Rumble in the Bronx”, “First Strike”, and especially 1998’s “Rush Hour”. After finally completing his conquest of the West, the only place left to go was the Wild West, and in the year 2000, just in time for the turn of the ...

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Kung Fu Panda (2008)

Kung Fu Panda (2008)

Jack Black as a kung fu fighting panda bear. It’s something that sounds rather absurd on paper but the end result manages to provide a great underdog story that harks back to old-school Kung fu films of the 1970s. Trailer http://youtu.be/mHSSzdRpMqg Cast The lead role of Po is played by comedic actor Jack Black ...

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The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

There's some good news and some bad news. The good news is that "The Man with the Iron Fists" is a sincere love-letter to the Shaw Brothers’ martial arts films that guys like the RZA grew up loving, and it is, for the most part, a decent send-up to the genre ala "Kill Bill". The bad news is that it's not the instant ...

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Kung-fu Kingdom