Li's finale coasts with easy formula

BY KRISTIN MACDONALD

Published September 25, 2006

It seems fairly appropriate that a man who stars in movies with names like "The One," "Hero" and "Fist of Legend" would stride off into martial arts retirement with a final epic titled "Fearless." After all, Jet Li has already buddied up with DMX, romanced Aaliyah and laid the smackdown on a graying Mel Gibson. What more can kung-fu celluloid offer him?

Angela Cesere
"Guess who I was with last night?" (Courtesy of Focus)

Jet Li's last hurdle turns out to be his greatest. In "Fearless," the impassable Li comes up against the ultimate cinematic villain - clich