CINEMA: GO WEST, HONG KONG

WITH TWO GONZO EPICS, ACTION STAR JACKIE CHAN AND DIRECTOR JOHN WOO TAKE ON HOLLYWOOD

THE FLASHBULBS WERE POPPING two weeks ago when Hong Kong action hero Jackie Chan showed up at a Hollywood theater for the premiere of Broken Arrow, the new John Travolta film. Make that the new John Woo film, for Hong Kong's No. 1 action auteur directed this $60 million thriller. Chan, whose gonzo melodrama Rumble in the Bronx hits 1,500 screens this week, was at the premiere to wish his home-town colleague well and to personify the friendly invasion of Hollywood by Hong Kong talent. Only one problem: by the time Jackie got inside, all the seats were taken. The world's...

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