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Police Story (1985)

NOTE: This commentary is available on the R2 Hong Kong Legends version, and the R4 Universal version.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Hong Kong film expert Bey Logan Rating:9.7/10 (3 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by Tonester on April 16th, 2006:Find all reviews by Tonester
In time, Hong Kong Legends Bey Logan will become to Jackie Chan what Sir Christopher Frayling is to Sergio Leone, the ultimate superfan!

Unlike Frayling, Logan manages to do it without looking for scholarly themes or motifs, but he can tell you just how long two stuntmen were hospitalised for after going through the front windows of a double decker bus.

Having told us this, he explains that Jackie is not a heartless man for letting the cameras roll on said screen until it finishes -"Jackie's view is that if they had to reshoot the scene, another two guys might end up in hospital!"

As such, the commentary is as infectious and free wheeling as the film, one of Chan's best. If you haven't seen the film, get it now, and after a few screenings with a silly grin on your face, make some time for Logan's musings.
Reviewed by grimjack on August 25th, 2021:Find all reviews by grimjack
Bey Logan almost outdoes himself with how much detail is in this track. He spends a lot of time discussing how Jackie Chan makes, produces, and directs his films. And how his stunt team operates. And why stunts are a big part of Jackies films. And lots of other details about Hong Kong.

And still manages to give his usual rapid fire, high energy, very detailed breakdown of the film.

He even goes into all the firsts that this film represented. (Like hearing Jackies voice, the location shots, the modernization of the setting, and the type of editing Jackie used from here on.)

Logan even details the outtakes, and how long each hurt stuntman was in the hospital for. This really is a pretty amazing commentary!