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Podcast On Fire 283: The Storm Riders & Goodbye Mr. Cool

After chopping away on the mean streets of Hong Kong for director Andrew Lau, Ekin took the leap onto the big green screen for the director in the 1998 Wuxia film The Storm Riders. Also, an adult triad punk tries to do good in Jingle Ma’s Goodbye Mr. Cool. Talking to you during this Ekin Hour is Kenny B, Phil G and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Podcast On Fire 282: My Life As McDull & Three: Going Home

It’s the screen debut of Hong Kong’s favourite, contemplative piglet who may not look like Chow Yun-fat or Tony Leung but has ambitions nonetheless in the 2001 animated movie My Life As McDull. Also Peter Chan returns to Hong Kong screens as part of the horror anthology movie Three, directing the award winning piece Going Home from 2002. With Kenny B and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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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Podcast On Fire 281: The Spiritual Boxer & New Fist Of Fury

After proving himself as action director working for Chang Cheh for many years, Lau Kar-Leung took his first steps towards being a legendary kung fu FILMMAKER with his feature debut The Spiritual Boxer from 1975.  Also, producer and director Lo Wei casts young talent Jackie Chan for the sequel to the iconic Bruce Lee Fist Of Fury called New Fist of Fury. Kenny B and Mike Maley review and discuss the films.

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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Podcast On Fire 280: Steve Kerridge Interview

Phil G talks to Steve Kerridge who has over 40 years of experience in training and teaching in martial arts, is a Black belt and the founder of Essex Kickboxing Academy. He is also the highly regarded author of many publications on the legend that is Bruce Lee including Legends Of The Dragon and Mandarin Superstar. Steve talks of inspirations for the books and tells the tale of Bruce Lee making The Big Boss and how he picked up the trail of the featured Thai stuntmen in the film.

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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Podcast On Fire 279: Return To A Better Tomorrow & Feel 100%

First we went after Alan Tam, then we set our sights on defaming George Lam and now we tackle another uneven actor that we’ve perceived as being harmful to the movie viewing experience. The face of Young And Dangerous, Chan Ho-Nam himself: Ekin Cheng. For episode 1, we look at the modestly titled Return To A Better Tomorrow by Wong Jing, featuring Ekin as our gun toting lead and the comic book adaptation Feel 100% about the trials and tribulations of being a twentysomething. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.co.uk.

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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Podcast On Fire 278: Broken Arrow & Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

After proving he could generate box office via his American action movie debut Hard Target, John Woo delivered 1996’s Broken Arrow. Also, a little swordplay movie from a Taiwanese director won som Oscars and made money. It’s called Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. Am sure you’ve heard of it. With Kenny B and Dr. Stan Glick.

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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Podcast On Fire 277: Young And Dangerous 2 & The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires

The Hung Hing Boys make a quick return to Hong Kong screens but one of them is stuck in Taiwan. This means we’ll take a look at Andrew Lau’s Young And Dangerous 2. Also Hammer Films and Shaw Brothers get to merge their take on depicting vampire battles the Western and Eastern way in The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires from 1974. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Ken’s note: The show was recorded before the blu ray announcement for The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires. Our wish came true.

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