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Podcast On Fire 181: Mad Monkey Kung Fu & Wild Search


Let’s take a look at THE Shaw Brothers director that made kung fu comedy great when they attempted to respond to that booming trend. Namely Lau Kar-leung and his Mad Monkey Kung Fu from 1979. Also in this episode, a look at when a Hong Kong director everybody cried for when Quentin Tarantino “took” his movie away from him but when he took someone elses…template himself. We didn’t mind it for Reservoir Dogs vs Ringo Lam’s City On Fire and sure as hell didn’t when Lam made his own take on the Harrison Ford movie Witness in the form of Wild Search from 1989. With Kenny B and Phil G who also recaps his trip to China and meeting Jackie Chan.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at, on our Facebook page and Facebook group (NEW) or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby ( whose awesome clothing line you can find at We are also featured on All Things Film, a collection of like minded Film, Cinema, TV, Geek and Cult Podcasts.

Show Links:
Podcast On Fire at Stitcher
Sleazy K’s Video
All Things Film
Eastern Film Fans Main siteTwitterFacebook
We Met Jackie Chan – Eastern Film Fans
Mad Monkey Kung Fu – Hong Kong Digital review
Wild Search – Lovehkfilm review
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