09
Aug
07

Chinese gives Chan the chop as censors get tough

The summer has been busy for China’s censors, who have banned the Jackie Chan action movie, Rush Hour 3, and are also cracking down on violent and disturbing video games and comics.

The decision to ban Rush Hour 3 is a major shock because the star, Jackie Chan, is a national hero in China. The ban follows weeks of speculation that the movie was proving politically contentious.

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