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Boy who inspired statewide marrow drive comes home

...being a kid. He plans to learn to play the drums to write a letter trying to arrange a meeting with action movie star Jet Li as part of his request to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He's also a big football fan, so Sunday's Super Bowl will...
Judaism meets Jet Li at Douglas synagogue

Juneau's Jewish community got an unusual treat this week: kung fu straight from Seattle.
The Expendables 2

Opens Friday, Aug 17, 2012 Synopsis: The Expendables return with a vengeance after Tool (Mickey Rourke) departs for a dangerous mission and comes home in a body bag. But as the battle-hardened mercenaries set out to bury the men who murdered their fallen comrade, Tool's volatile daughter, Fiona, seeks bloody vengeance on her own terms. Later, when Fiona gets abducted by a brutal dictator who's been backed into a corner, Barney (Sylvester Stallone) and his men prepare to strike back with everything they've got. The Mechanic's Simon West directs from a script by Stallone and David Agosto. Liam Hemsworth heads up the rest of the starring cast, which includes returning cast members Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, and Terry Crews, along with other 80s action icons, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

'Forbidden Kingdom' a mindless good time

...Really, could the packaging job on "The Forbidden Kingdom" have been any more tepid than it was? A film starring Jet Li and Jackie Chan probably can sell itself, but "Kingdom's" paint-by-numbers title and equally generic marketing...
Judging books by their covers need to know: Lee directed "Brokeback Mountain." Leterrier directed "The Transporter 2" and "Unleashed" with Jet Li. 2008's Hulk will have a lot more action. Chances it's worth your cash (C.I.W.Y.C.): 65% "The Happening...
Apathetic acting spoils 'Mummy'

...course, they can't help that their son (Luke Ford) is off doing his own exploring in China, digging up an evil mummy (Jet Li). In the blink of an eye the reluctantly retired couple is once again un-retired, fighting forces of evil. Every...
Kung fu collaboration almost spoiled

...make sense. Ross and Rachel? You bet. Jim and Pam? Absolutely. Danny Glover and Mel Gibson? Perfection times four. Jet Li and Jackie Chan? Yes, please. Until this past weekend, fans of the martial arts genre had been denied that last one...
Juneau Empire Online Preview: 'Lethal Weapon 4' relies on Gibson-Glover 7/9/98

...that don't have anything to do with the plot. But the same is true of many other scenes. A more interesting arrival is Jet Li, one of Asia's leading film stars and martial arts experts. Li, playing the arch villain to the hilt, is obviously...
The Expendables 3

Now Playing Synopsis: Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his band of aging mercenaries recruit a younger crew to battle the one man capable of exterminating the Expendables in this sequel directed by Red Hill's Patrick Hughes. When Barney and Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) co-founded the Expendables, they were positively unstoppable. Years later, Stonebanks abandoned the team to become a cutthroat arms dealer, and Barney was forced to kill the man he once called a brother. Little did Barney realize that Stonebanks survived, and has been biding his time for revenge ever since. Now the war has begun. Stonebanks is out for blood, and the only way Barney can defeat him is with the help of some tech-savvy new recruits. With Lee Christmas (Jason Statham) and the regular crew backed up by some fresh faces who value brains over brawn, the final battle begins. Wesley Snipes, Harrison Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ronda Rousey, Kellan Lutz, Victor Ortiz, and Kelsey Grammer co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Now Playing Synopsis: Ming Dynasty general Chow Wai-On (Jet Li) clashes with nefarious eunuch Yu Hua-Tian (Aloys Chen Kun), but the real action begins when the feuding pair encounters Lin Yan-Qiu (Zhou Xun) at a secluded desert outpost known as the Dragon Gate Inn. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Zhou Xun, Jet Li Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review


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