Chinese Zodiac Reviews

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Maggie Lee
Variety
May 2, 2013
The pic reps an uneven ride that is repeatedly stalled by grandstanding anti-colonial screeds.
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Andy Webster
New York Times
October 17, 2013
What a pity this workout doesn't deliver a stronger kick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
October 17, 2013
Will likely leave most ... viewers dazed, confused and eagerly watching the clock.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com
October 18, 2013
The bilingual story doesn't have enough intrigue to sustain itself at feature length.
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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
October 18, 2013
Lackluster, slow and with only hints of the combo of kineticism, kung fu and comedy that was part of Chan's appeal in the first place, Chinese Zodiacdoesn't do justice to the actor's filmic heritage.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Chris Sawin
Examiner.com
June 17, 2013
Chinese Zodiac is incredibly frustrating at times and is mostly disappointing overall, but throws in just enough of what Jackie Chan used to be like in his prime to be somewhat satisfying.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com
October 17, 2013
May disappoint fanatics on the hunt for something new from the superstar, but it's harmless work with intermittent thrills, delivering the basics with surprising polish and speed.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Fred Topel
CraveOnline
October 24, 2013
Chinese Zodiac, reportedly one of Chan's swan songs for action, shows that he's still looking for ways to be creative, and finding lucrative opportunities.
Full Review | Original Score: 8 out of 10
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