What’s Chinese New Year without some wuxia action? In this period action flick set in the Ming Dynasty, Donnie Yen plays Qinglong, an imperial secret service agent who is on the run after being betrayed. His unlikely sidekick comes in the form of the ever-cute Vicki Zhao Wei who inadvertently becomes his handy decoy and helps him navigate treacherous lands, as he seeks to vanquish his enemies and help restore order to the empire. Also stars pretty boy Wu Chun (of boyband Fahrenheit fame).
Plot is secondary in this requisite V-Day rom-com where intertwining characters look for love in Los Angeles. Stars an all-star ensemble cast including Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner and other Hollywood good-lookers.
|Little Big Soldier
In this action-comedy film, Jackie Chan teams up with Asian-American R&B crooner Wang Lee Hom to do what he does best (read: goof around while throwing punches). Set in China’s Warring States period, this is the tale of an old soldier (Chan) and a young general from a rival state (Wang) who find themselves the only survivors of a violent battle. Hoping to get a reward, the soldier kidnaps the general and tries to bring him back to his state to be presented to his warlord. However, the journey is long and the company terrible …