Dir: Stephen Tung
Star: Jet Li, Eric Tsang, Simon Yam, Gigi Leung

Bit of a dramatic stretch for Jet, playing a humble gangster who is just too nice to be a killer, and only wants to be one so he can buy his Mom a house. He is thus an unlikely choice for a US$100m hit, even if not everything is what it appears... This feels like a Steven Chow film, with its blend of action and humour, such as parodies of Chow Yun Fat and Jean Reno. Tsang lends both comedy and pathos as a rascally agent, and it all builds nicely up to a four-star climax. I still question Li's acting range, but this does show that he can do the job perfectly well, providing he is given decent material with which to work.


And the hits just keep on coming...
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