Podcast On Fire 246: Zu – Warriors From The Magic Mountain & The Victim

We go back and examine Tsui Hark’s groundbreaking special effects extravaganza Zu: Warriors From The Magic Mountain to see whether its Chinese roots mixed with Western special effects knowhow still has a place in Hong Kong cinema history and Sammo Hung reverses kung fu comedy tropes while also making his characters rage and beat the crap out of each other in exemplary fashion… in his 1980 movie The Victim. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 38: Members Only Archive Dusted #15

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Japan On Fire 3, Podcast On Fire 51 and 52 with Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner from 2009, this collection feature tangents and outtakes concerning Royal Warriors, Henry Sanada and his teddybear, the perplexing end of King Of Comedy, the then latest Thai actioners and Ken praises Wong Kar-Wai. But only for a short while.

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This Week In Sleaze 51: Tightie Whitie Theatre – The Unpublicizable File & Erotic Journey

Let’s talk a fucking rip-off! The Untold Story was hot and made ripples, including during awards season, so a set of makers decided to do their own Bunman. Clearly having trouble coming up with an English title that would evoke Herman Yau’s film, what they settled on was The Unpublizeable File. Also, an erotic journey into a Thai prison camp called… Erotic Journey.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 37: Seoul Station

Kenny B and Paul Quinn extend their Train To Busan-coverage by talking of Yeon Sang-ho’s possibly connected and animated zombie movie Seoul Station.

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What’s Korean Cinema? 32 – Train To Busan

How do you get good critical notices and audience-appeal working the crowded zombie genre? Well, you make a good one. That’s what Yeon Sang-ho did with 2016’s Train To Busan. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

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00m 00s – Yeon Sang-ho biography & discussion
33m 25s – Train To Busan review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 31 – The Road To Sampo

We talk of a director and his last movie before passing away at a young age. But we also talk of a director that was so revered and still is so we’ll have a meaty bio and discussion about what made Lee Man-hee so admired as well as reviewing his last movie The Road To Sampo. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

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00m 00s – Lee Man-hee biography & discussion
54m 08s – The Road To Sampo review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 36: Members Only Archive Dusted #14

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 47, 48 and 49 with Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner and Adam Torel of Third Window Films from 2009, this collection feature tangents and outtakes concerning then current release news from CineAsia, Drunken Master II, awards season, annoying comedy-actors, classic Korean cinema such as JSA, how Ken got burned by an ebay seller and we weigh in (probably yet again) on the Edison Chen photo-scandal.

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