Tag: Jackie Chan

The Foreigner

Year: 2017 Directed by: Martin Campbell  Starring: Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Orla Brady. WRITTEN BY CHRIS GELDERD This 2017 action thriller, based on the 1992 novel ‘The Chinaman’ by Stephen Leather, is directed by Martin Campbell and stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Liu Tao, […]

Hong Kong Cinema: Top 5

Hong Kong cinema, I believe, is completely different to mainland Chinese cinema. There are a number of fairly obvious reasons why and probably the biggest is Hong Kong’s long colonial history under British rule. Hong Kong cinema had almost no government funding and filmmakers were therefore free to […]