Monday, 16 December 2013

Big Trouble in little China Short Review

bigtroublecover4 Stars for a great conversion of the 1986 Cult Classic.
John Carpenter's, (Escape From New York) classic story of the all American truck driver who becomes a hero.
Jack Burton, (Kurt Russell, Stargate) is the truck driver who hauls pigs to New York's China Town where he wins more than a thousand dollars off his friend Wang Chi, (Dennis Dun, The Last Emperor).
bigtroublewangDesperately Wang wants a double or quits bet, which Jack reluctantly agrees to. Jack wins and wants his money.
bigtroublekimThis leads to Jack taking Wang to the airport to pick up the love of his life Miao Yin, (Suzee Pai, Sharky's Machine). Wang tells Jack that his girlfriend is unusual for a Chinese girl as she has green eyes.
As they wait in arrivals, Jack sees a very pretty girl who Wang tells Jack that he should avoid - Gracie Law, ( Kim Cattrall, Sex in the City).
Suddenly Chinese gangsters appear and snatch Miao and a chase ensues which leads Jack and Wang into the seedier part of China town. Jack's truck gets stopped by a funeral that suddenly turns into a bloodbath as a rival gang shows up and the bullets start flying.

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