Sunday, March 18, 2018

Film #32: The Foreigner

Yay! It's Jackie Chan in a film I saw the trailer for last year in the cinema but I don't recall it every getting a release. Anyway I found it on Netflix and it's alright.
Jackie plays a Chinese chap who's daughter is killed in an IRA bomb attack and he makes it his mission to get the people behind it. Piers Brosnan plays a chap too close to Gerry Adams to be a coincidence (I didn't sit through the credits to see if they have stock coincidence legal statement on this occasion). 
So JC is getting old and obviously not doing all his stunts anymore (some cuts in editing make sure of that) but it's still a good film, and a little more serious than we're used to.

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