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  • However, this year's The Spy Next Door starring Jackie Chan and Amber Valletta did not create any hype surrounding the film

    • by Vincz

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      Usually in Singapore it is common to anticipate a Jackie Chan block-buster in and around the Chinese New Year period, where the slightly longer holidays would encourage better box office.

      However, this year’s “The Spy Next Door” starring Jackie Chan and Amber Valletta did not create any hype surrounding the film. Yet, it is not really a bad film personally, so I was in

      half a mind over providing certian comments actually.

      Firstly, the plot is about Jackie Chan being Bob Ho in the movie, a undercover CIA spy or agent and semi-retiring with intention to marry his lover in the Show, Amber Valletta. He also juggled with her 3 kids where he gradually won them over with sincerity and concern, while battling to “bad Guys” in the ...

      • show. I can tell you is the bad guys are portraited rally badly in this show, or should I say toothless.

        So, to me, it seems kinda nostalgic at first. Of course you would see creative fighting and actions (despite the slow start) that makes you wanna laugh, and his reactions to the mishaps in the show. But with the weak plot, it doesn’t

        really brought out Jackie Chan’s skills.

        Also, the plot bear resemblance to shows like Van Diesel’s The Pacifier and Jackie Chan’s previous show Plan Baby, which in comparison would actually be better to watch.

        So Jackie Chan’s Fan may watch to get some action moves, but do not expect too much of a plot or much suspense as Jackie Chan wins the Day yet again.

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