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.

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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.

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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

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