Chinese shouldn't get more freedom, says Jackie Chan

No democracy, please, we're Chinese! Hong Kong kung fu supremo Jackie Chan is famous worldwide for beating up the bad guys, but the action star is unlikely to use his martial arts skills to fight for democracy.

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Here we go again ... someone's been at the ouzo bottle and forgotten the plot

The Forbidden Kingdom (12A)

The producers seem to have reckoned that, given their USP, trivial things like a story hardly mattered.

One wrong move: Jackie Chan's latest role threatens to overshadow his film career

Widely portrayed as kung fu's loveable goofy hero, Jackie Chan's wide-ranging business empire attests to a very different persona; a driven, ambitious man whose financial acumen is more fearsome than his fist.

Lucy Liu - an agent of change

She has been a Charlie's Angel, an assassin and a snake &ndash; and in real life Lucy Liu is into politics. Lesley O'Toole meets her

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Little more than 10 miles separate the town of Huddersfield from the city of Bradford and with the former's manager, Peter Jackson, having made over 350 appearances as a player for the latter this was always likely to be a parochial affair. So it proved as an unpleasant edge to the atmosphere occasionally threatened to boil over.

Wedding Crashers (15)

Lukewarm reception

Martial Arts: Stevenson kickstarts the gold rush

Doncaster martial artist leads a female strike force to Athens. Alan Hubbard meets her

Hartson breathes fire into Celtic

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I'm Sure I Saw Them on a Poster...: Adventures in stereo

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A prude's nightmare on Princes St

IF YOU fancy watching a Jewish Hasidic rap band - the Baddest Dudes from Golders Green - singing about "Kosher Love Sausage", Edinburgh is the place to be this weekend.

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