Review – Chan vs. Bond (“The Foreigner”)

International martial arts superstar Jackie Chan goes against James Bond #5 in a terrorist-based, plot-twisty story where Chan plays just a secondary character. Not exactly the Jackie Chan movie you’d expect, but a real gritty espionage thriller instead. Based on the 1992 novel, The Chinaman, by Stephen Leather, Jackie Chan is Ngoc Minh Quan, a…

Review – Balls Out (“Battle of the Sexes”)

As a teenager, I saw the whole televised match of Riggs vs King and thought is was all very silly, not understanding the subtle nuances that were being played out in the background between the world’s #1 tennis pro, Billie Jean King, and that crazy hustler and gambler, Bobby Riggs. 44 years later, I finally…