Nov/2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here

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MGM is wanting to make yet another sequel to the ‘Shanghai’ film series that successfully starred Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. This time, MGM has secured Jared Hess to direct. Remember Jared Hess? He was the guy who directed ‘Napoleon Dynamite‘, ‘Nacho Libre‘, and the upcoming ‘Masterminds‘.

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Jackie Chan Receives An Oscar!!!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Sep 2nd, 2016

Hey guys, Jana here,

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Jackie Chan is going to receive a golden statue at an Oscars gala in November for lifetime achievement according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Chan has been in the movies since 1962, for 2016-2017 alone he’s got at least 10 different projects in different levels of completion. Even at 62, Chan’s still a dynamo. He’s known for such Hollywood hits as ‘Kung Fu Panda‘, the ‘Rush Hour‘ series and ‘The Karate Kid‘.

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Sam Raimi and Jackie Chan Team Up To Form a Film Studio!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 18th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Interestingly enough, the guy who brought us ‘The Evil Dead‘ and the guy who played ‘The Drunken Master‘ (Sam Raimi and Jackie Chan respectively), have teamed up to create a joint venture film company in China called Allegory Films. There’s a third amigo here too by the name of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, which is the director of ‘The Tourist’. The company is slated to make at least two films a year with Jackie Chan holding a 60% stake in the studio and the other 40% going to von Donnersmarck and Raimi.

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Rebecca S., Here…

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Renny Harlin is set to direct ‘Skiptrace‘, an action adventure movie starring Jackie Chan and Seann William Scott and being made by China’s Talent International Film Co. and Dasym Entertainment. Harlin, who has been directing all of your favorite USA Network shows lately, is best known for his work on Die Hard 2, The Long Kiss Goodnight, and Cliffhanger. But perhaps his BEST movie is ‘The Adventures of Ford Fairlane‘, starring the one and only Andrew Dice Clay.

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Hello, Jana here,

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If you’re the star of a movie that makes $343,000,000 worldwide with a budget of only $40,000,000, you would be safe in betting there is a sequel in your future. If you’re Jaden Smith and you’re one half of the doomed project ‘After Earth‘ and a studio is still willing to bank heavily on you, you thank your lucky stars and say “yes”.  If you can get millions of people to look past the fact that the film is called ‘The Karate Kid‘ and features NO Karate, only Kung-Fu, then audiences deserve way less credit than I give them.  Of course I’m talking about the box office hit and re-make, ‘The Karate Kid‘. The director, Harald Zwart, will not be responsible for this venture as it appears he is going to be tied up with another sequel, ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes‘. Instead, Breck Eisner is taking the reigns. Eisner most recently directed ‘The Crazies‘ that starred Timothy Olyphant and Joe Anderson.

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Jackie Chan’s Next Film Will Be ‘Skiptrace’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 6th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

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This sounds a little bit too familiar. Jackie Chan is set to star with Fan Bingbing in ‘Skiptrace‘, which will be directed by Sam Fell. Chan has been out of the comedy/action spotlight for a little while now and some might welcome his return into the genre. This project is based off an idea of Chan, which is funny, because it sounds exactly like three of his previous films.

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Hi Bryan Here….

At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a seven-year-old emperor, and his ruthless mother, Empress Dowager Longyu (Joan Chen) is completely out of touch after 250 years of unquestioned power. Huang Xing (Jackie Chan) has recently returned from Japan, where he has studied the art of modern warfare. When he finds his country falling apart, he feels he has no choice but to pick up the sword, leading an increasingly desperate series of violent rebellions against the powerful Qing Dynasty and the New Army- several with tragic consequences.   Jackie Chan’s 100th film.  This looks amazing.  Glad his 100th film wasn’t ‘Rush Hour’ 4.  Enjoy the Trailer.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Let me first stand up and applaud Jackie Chan.  100 films.  That is a big feat.  Jackie has entertained me and all of us for many years.  In his prime he was the Drunken Master and Supercop and who could forget the Rush Hour films, the comedy and action he brought to that franchise was amazing.  I have loved being entertained by Jackie Chan for years and years now and am super excited to see his 100th film.

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Bryan Reviews ‘Nurse Jackie’ Season 3 Bluray!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 28th, 2012

 

Hi, Bryan Here….

The 3rd season of Showtime’s ‘Nurse Jackie’ is here.  And starting in April, the 4th season will start.  I can’t believe it’s been 3-4 years that this show has been on.  Kudos to ‘Nurse Jackie’.  This bluray is top notch.  Showtime really struck gold with Edie Falco as Jackie. She is tremendous in this role.  Even better than her Sopranos role.  This disc has some good extras, and a really fantastic audio/video presentation.  If you are a fan of the show, you know you are already picking this up.

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Film Review: ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 20th, 2017

Hello all, Rebecca here with my take on the newest installment from the Lego film franchise.

The Lego Ninjago Movie reminds me a lot of a tossed salad you would buy at the grocery store, meaning lots of classic flavors that you already love, but always having that one inclusion that tastes funny (I’m looking at you radicchio). Ninjago has the same beautiful CGI/stop motion look from Animal Logic that The Lego Movie and the Lego Batman Movie have, and the same quirkiness, but it lacks the heart of its predecessors.

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Hey guys, Jana here, 

Based on the novel ‘The Chinaman‘ by Stephen Leather comes ‘The Foreigner‘ in theaters on Friday, October 13, 2017. The film stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Katie Leung, Charlie Murphy, and Orla Brady.

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Well Go USA Cuts the Cable Cord for Fans!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 22nd, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Good news, everyone. The BEST studio that brings you marital arts and Asian action cinema (Well Go USA) has just joined the cable cutting revolution and is getting its own subscription channel, similar to HBOGO and the WWE Network. Their channel will be called “Hi-YAH!“, as in the thing that the usual fun martial artists yell out when the swing chop, stab, swing chop someone on film and will debut on Playstation VUE on January 26th. Wait, that’s like next week (AWESOME). Don’t fret though, ‘Hi-YAH!‘ will be available on additional platforms later on in the year and will feature films from Bruce Lee, Donnie Yen, and Jackie Chan. Hopefully, as time goes on, there will be original content as well. For you Asian-action fans, this is HUGE news and a great addition to subscription based services. I already have a list of movies I want to see on the channel.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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We are giving away one Blu-ray of  Well Go USA’sPolice Story: Lockdown‘, starring Jackie Chan, courtesy of the good folks over at Well Go USA. This Blu-ray is quite good with gorgeous video presentations and excellent audio tracks. There are some fun extras too.  How do you win? Well it’s simple.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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The ‘Rush Hour‘ TV series CBS is adapting from the successful 1998 film of the same name is moving forward and has found their martial arts star to take over the role of Detective Lee, the same role Jackie Chan became widely associated with which launched a successful Hollywood film star.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Bill Lawrence is attached to some great series like ‘Scrubs‘, ‘Cougar Town‘ and ‘Spin City‘ and he’s hoping to add one more title to his resumè with ‘Rush Hour‘, a new series based off the hit buddy-cop movie franchise that starred Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker.

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‘Rush Hour’ Is Being Remade as a TV Series!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 30th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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“Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?” That’s right, ‘Rush Hour‘, which has had three successful feature films that starred Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan as police detectives is being remade. But it won’t be a feature film. Instead it will be an action series for Warner Bros. TV. Bill Lawrence (‘Scrubs‘) and Brett Ratner (‘Rush Hour‘) will serve as showrunners and producers.

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‘Expendables 3’ Is Coming to a Theater Near You!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 4th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

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If two films weren’t enough, there will be a third movie to laugh at. That’s right, ‘The Expendables 3‘ has a release date of August 15, 2014, which Lionsgate is proud to get behind. And why shouldn’t they be proud, the first two made over $575 million worldwide, which is the biggest franchise for Millennium Films. This time around, Patrick Hughes will be in the director’s chair, which his only feature credit is for a movie called ‘Red Hill‘, so she has his work cut out for him.

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Hi Bryan Here…..

‘Cannonball Run’ is most certainly an acquired taste.  Much like a fine scotch.  It’s not for everyone.  If you’re a fan of those late 70’s early 80’s silly goofball comedies, than ‘Cannonball Run’  is the movie for you.  However, if you aren’t, then this movie will be like nails on a chalkboard.  I will say that it has an amazing cast with the likes of; Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett, Dom Deluise, Roger Moore, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Jackie Chan, Adrienne Barbeau, and Jamie Farr to name a few.  This i movie is a lot of fun if you’re into this sort of thing, and my guess is that like myself, you have seen this over a dozen times.  ‘Cannonball Run’  is a zany film to have fun with.

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Bluray/DVD Picks For The 2nd Week of February!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 8th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Are you getting ready for Valentines Day??  You planning something special??  Whether it be a fancy dinner or a film marathon of My Bloody Valentine films, you should definitely check out this weeks releases.  You know for gift ideas or just add to your personal collection.

As usual, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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Bluray/DVD Releases For The 1st Week Of December!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 10th, 2010

Hi Bryan Here…

Hi folks.  sorry this column is a tad bit late but non the less, it is here for you now.  A few awesome releases this week for the first week of December.  Was quite excited to purchase a few of these.  Plus they are a t great prices for the time being so hurry up and get them while you can.

As usual, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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