Podcast On Fire 217: Coolie Killer & China Strike Force

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Hong Kong cinema deliverying early 80s gunplay, violence and grit versus Hong Kong cinema delivering Coolio and Aaron Kwok on fast bikes and in fast cars that go vroom vroom. This week, the reviews of Terry Tong’s tough, gritty and violent Coolie Killer from 1982 and Stanley Tong internationally flavored actioner China Strike Force. With Kenny B Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Taiwan Noir 22: Dragon Inn

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For once, we’re talking AVAILABLE Taiwanese cinema. It can be prolific, important aaaaand promptly lost. But since it has been part of the discussion, somewhat available before but now to the masses via a shiny new restoration, Taiwan Noir tackles a high profile Taiwanese movie for once: King Hu’s Dragon Inn from 1967.

Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/King Hu biography/discussion
28m 46s – Dragon Inn review

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Podcast On Fire 216: Duel To The Death & Infernal Affairs II

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We go back to 1983’s Duel To The Death where director Ching Siu-tung shows us fun with swords, ninjas, gore and maturity mixed into all of it?! Another crew that goes back is the Infernal Affairs-one. Expanding the legend and the theme of continuous hell, Infernal Affairs II takes our moles, cops and gangsters back to 1991. With Kenny B and Phil G.

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Podcast On Fire 215: The Dynasty Report – Dragon Blade & Sara

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The Dynasty Report goes international to a degree with a review of Jackie Chan’s box office hit Dragon Blade from 2015. Acting against John Cusack and Adrien Brody, let’s examine how East meets West in this period actioner. Also, the review of movie number 8 trillion on director Herman Yau’s filmography in the form of the Category III rated drama Sara.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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This Week In Sleaze 43: The Gigoli Revelation & Key To Fortune

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Let’s talk some staged reality fucking! Behind in particular the mangled English title of the first movie lies a rare excursion within the Category III rating into the mockumentary territory. With hosts Charlie Cho and James Wong for each respective film (The Gigoli Revelation & Key To Fortune), we take a mostly staged look into Hong Kong sex-life.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

Running times:

00m 00s – Intro/The Gigoli Revelation review
39m 22s – James Wong biography/discussion
44m 32s – Key To Fortune review

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The Golden Ninja Podcast 11: Thunder Of Gigantic Serpent & Kickboxer From Hell

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The master holds the secret to open the doors of hell! The horror of science gone wrong! A power hungry maniac starts a chain of events that almost destroys the world!

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Intro music created by JAKAZiD.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Pierre Kirby biography
21m 00s – Thunder Of Gigantic Serpent review
50m 48s – Mark Houghton biography
58m 50s – Kickboxer From Hell review

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Podcast On Fire 214: Challenge Of The Masters & Shaolin Soccer

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In this episode, we take a look at a Wong Fei Hung origin story that’s also closer to the origins of Lau Kar-leung’s directing career. You’ll find out during our review of 1976’s Challenge Of The Masters if Lau the filmmaker has evolved. Also, a look back on the Stephen Chow shaolin soccer comedy hit appropriately called… Shaolin Soccer. With Kenny B and Mike Maley.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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