The Rush Hour films did a good chunk of money for their producers, but those who followed closely Chan's career during the years knew exactly why he came to Hollywood. It's probably stuck in the spam filter. To bring the gang to justice he has to find the evidence and the witness--and stay alive long enough to convince his colleagues of his innocence. There are additional interesting comments about his character from the two Police Story films, Chan Ka-Kui. There are no transfer issues to report. The footage was shot in 2017.
Nowadays, Police Story certainly looks dated, but this further adds to its charm. Kevin has to clear his name, whilst keeping himself from getting killed or a. Chan as one army man fighting a group of heinous criminals has to clear his name, whilst keeping himself from getting murdered or detained , and keeping his sweetheart Maggie Chung , famous star of Asian cinema from leaving him. It was a total mismatch that made for a very unique viewing experience. The Not So Good: I don't know where the film was graded -- update: I do now -- but some of the issues that I noticed while viewing it are of the kind that I have seen introduced by European labs. Of course, the drug-lord isn't too happy about this, and frames Kevin with the murder of another cop who happened to be on the take. Storyline: Kevin Chan aka Jackie is a Hong-Kong cop, who scores his first big hit by virtually single-handedly capturing and arresting a big drug- lord.
Police Story is a stunning series of set pieces for Jackie Chan to show his unique talents and bravery. As Chan became more respected outside of Hong Kong, however, his films began looking more polished. Tao's men capture Fong, and lead Ka-Kui into a trap. Throughout the movie Ka-Kui battles Chu Tao, the crime lord who controls much of Hong Kong's illegal and underground activities. This stirring and exciting story about the cop named Chan Ka Kui of the Hong Kong precinct is well played by Jackie Chan.
Optional English subtitles are provided for the main feature. Despite positive reviews and some very unexpected free publicity, courtesy of the communist authorities in China who banned Shinjuku Incident, however, the film did little to revive Chan's career. Therefore, you must have a native Region-B or Region-Free player in order to access its content. Presented in an aspect ratio of 2. On the other hand, considering the alternative, it is very obvious that currently this is without a doubt the best overall presentation of the film on the marketplace.
Our bot automatically removes dead links, this may have been what happened, message mods to inquire. Really, contrary to what is often claimed by Hong Kong Cinema pundits, this was the film that made Chan big outside of Asia. Then Hollywood stepped in and things got even worse. Blacks appear slightly elevated and remain such throughout the entire film as well. The budgets got bigger and the scripts he had to work with more complex.
The movie was very successful and spawned several sequels. I remember the first time I saw Police Story, I could not stop laughing. Of course, the drug-lord isn't too happy about this, and frames Kevin with the murder of another cop who happened to be on the take. Svet Atanasov on April 29, 2019 where this Blu-ray release scored 4. Kevin has to clear his name, whilst keeping himself from getting killed or arrested, and keeping his girlfriend from leaving him. So, the basic qualities of the new remaster are all very solid and as a result the old release is now irrelevant.
Unsurprisingly, during the years Chan also became an inspirational figure for a number of young actors and directors outside of his home country. Even when the gang boss is brought to trial, he is acquitted when Kevin's evidence disappears from under his nose. Forced to hide from his former colleagues as well as Tao's men, Ka-Kui decides to take matters into his own hands -- he saves Selina and proceeds to destroy Tao's and his gang. Message the mods so it can be removed. Join other movie fanatics in our CyTube. Then Chan looks for vengeance against the ominous villains at a cat and mouse game. The sweet innocence and rawness that made Police Story so enjoyable disappeared.
The Talkhouse Podcast - presented here is an archival episode of The Talkhouse Podcast in which Edgar Wright talks with Jackie Chan about the evolution of his career and the lasting appeal of his films. The big and important news for fans of Police Story is the presence of the new Cantonese Mono track, which was sourced from the original soundtrack negative. The Criterion crew would have done a superior job with these films as well, so they were another great option. It is about a young cop, Chan Ka-Kui Chan , who has been ordered to protect an important witness, Selina Bridget Lin , who the local authorities hope would testify against a powerful drug lord, Chu Tao Yuen Chor. There are no new adjustments on the remaster, so below I am reposting my initial comments on it from our review of the Region-B release. With music, and optional English subtitles.