Adhering to the 1984 original, this Will Smith-produced remake goes to China. Jackie Chan is Mr. Han, a martial arts master who mentors the young Dre (Jaden Smith). The film feels bloated and yet unsatisfying: Director Harold Zwart (The Pink Panther 2) doesn’t dig deep enough into his characters’ motivations. For all Dre’s training (Smith studied with stunt coordinator Wu Gang), we never see the learning process take seed.
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.