Why Jackie Chan’s 2017 movie The Foreigner, a UK-China co-production, was that rare project to offer the best of both worlds

//Why Jackie Chan’s 2017 movie The Foreigner, a UK-China co-production, was that rare project to offer the best of both worlds

Why Jackie Chan’s 2017 movie The Foreigner, a UK-China co-production, was that rare project to offer the best of both worlds

All too often, the movies co-produced by China and the West turn out to be big, bland blockbusters that offend nobody and entertain only slightly more. For evidence, you need only watch The Meg or The Great Wall. Best not attempt both.It may seem counterintuitive, but smaller efforts can be much more effective because they’re not trying so hard to please so many different people.Starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, and directed by Martin Campbell, 2017’s The Foreigner is a modest US$35…

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