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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.

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Podcast On Fire 213: The Dynasty Report – The Taking Of Tiger Mountain 3D & Undercover Duet

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In one corner, a new film from a veteran director using very modern and commercial techniques and in the other corner, one director who’s only made two far. So welcome to another Dynasty Report with Paul Fox and Dr. David Lam, discussing Tsui Hark’s The Taking Of Tiger Mountain 3D and Mark Wu’s Undercover Duet.

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Podcast On Fire 212: Project A2 & Infernal Affairs

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Jackie Chan returns with another ‘Project A’. Sans his peking opera brothers Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao but with a bunch of new action creativity and silent movie style stunts nonetheless. And we also discuss the movie that breathed needed life into Hong Kong cinema and broke out onto the world stage: Infernal Affairs. With Kenny B and Phil G.

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Podcast On Fire 211: The Iceman Cometh & The Chinese Feast

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Kenny B and Paul Fox wash away the foul stench the Donnie Yen starrer Iceman 3D left behind by watching the 1989 original it was a remake of: The Iceman Cometh. Also from the Lunar New Year of 1995, we talk and review Tsui Hark’s cooking comedy The Chinese Feast.

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Podcast On Fire 210: Bio Zombie & Dream Home

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With special co-host Camie Chance, Kenny B takes you back to Ip Man director Wilson Yip’s humble beginnings, where he made… a zombie-movie?! Hong Kong’s rare dip into the genres comes in the form of Bio Zombie.  Also in the second half, despite Stoo and crew having covered the movie before, we discuss Pang Ho-cheung’s holy crap is it gory/social commentary/black comedy Dream Home.

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Podcast On Fire 209: Heart Of Dragon & Invincible Shaolin

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Sammo Hung and Jackie Chan do drama and pickaxes to stomachs in Heart Of Dragon and we check in on Shaw Brothers, Chang Cheh and the performing troupe known as The Venoms for their third appearance together in 1978, this time in Invincible Shaolin. With Kenny B and Mike Maley.

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Podcast On Fire 208: Rich And Famous & Once Upon A Time A Hero In China

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The Alan Tam crapping hour with Kenny B and Phil G returns! We take a look at part 1 of Taylor Wong’s gangster saga Rich And Famous and then talk the Wong Fei Hung that no one asked for in the form of Alan Tam starring in the comedy Once Upon A Time A Hero In China.

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