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Scotland Loves Anime

Okay, We’ve missed the Glasgow dates, but still an important festival for Scotland! No Shame; Copy & Pasted directly from Anime News Network (full details after the jump);

SCOTLAND LOVES ANIME – A NATIONWIDE CELEBRATION OF JAPANESE ANIMATION!

GLASGOW, UK – August 10, 2010 – We are excited to announce Scotland Loves Anime, taking place from the 8th to 10th of October in Glasgow and the 15th to 17th of October in Edinburgh this year! Read the rest of this entry »

Podcast on Fire Forum – The Race to 365 (Oct)

Over at our forums, us and our forum members are in a race to see who can surpass the goal of watching 365 movies within 365 days. Bellow are our top five leaders in the race;

1) Drunken Master (w/ 53 Movies)
2) TheShayneShow (w/ 53 Movies)
3) Knetan (w/ 41 Movies)
4) Stoo (w/ 23 Movies)
5)  Tom K.W. (w/ 17 Movies)

If you are interested in joining and whipping our asses, here’s a link to the topic.

RIP Satoshi Kon (1963-2010)

After several tweets, Otakon confirmed that Tokyo Godfather & Paprika director Satoshi Kon has passed away. UK Anime Network wrote;

This is breaking news just coming in as I type this, emanating from the Twitter account of GAINAX’s Yasuhiro Takeda and later confirmed by Madhouse’s Masao Maruyama via theOtakon committee, but the renowned and much-admired anime director Satoshi Kon passed away yesterday at the age of 47.

Everyone at Podcast on Fire sends their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Satoshi Kon 🙁

Everyone should take a time out and rematch their favourite Satoshi Kon flick!

Attend the London Premier of “Big Tits Zombie”

Joey Terracotta has been busy working on Terracotta Distributions latest title; Big Tits Zombie. The Prince Charles Cinema in London are holding the first 3D UK Screening of the movie! If the title doesnt explain enough here’s the plot;

Five bored strippers, working in a quiet club, stumble across a secret passageway in their dressing room, leading to the basement and The Well of the Dead and The Book of the Dead.

They read the incantations from the book out loud and unknowingly, unleash the army of the Undead on the world! Armed with swords and chainsaws and their kick-ass fighting moves, only THEY can stop the zombie army now!

All the details regarding the first screening are on Facebook (direct link). Joey has been a gem and sent us some exclusive screen caps from the movie, to view these images click -> Read the rest of this entry »

Triple Tap HK Region 3 Release is here!

Asia on Film emailed us over the weekend, remember when Mike Banner discussed trailers of movies coming soon? Well one of these titles are ready for release! Asia on Film being based on the UK Shores means that long wait for postage is gone! For those not familiar with the plot;

Champion competitive marksman Ken comes across an armored van robbery. He sees a policeman held hostage and shoots and kills four of the robbers. One of the robbers escapes and the policeman survives. The case is handled by Jerry Chang, whom Ken knows from having recently beaten him in a shooting match. Ken is found not guilty in court. Soon after, Ken is attacked by the escaped robber Pang Tao…

You can pick up your copy right here! Only £14.99!

Screen Power & Jade Screen out this October!

The Happy Chaps over at Screen Power and Jade Screen have announced their line up a magazine this October. Jade Screen interview with Lau Ching-Wan and The Life & Times of Wong Fei-hung! The Jackie Chan Magazine Screen Power are covering The Lucky Stars, Jackie Chan going green with his charity work and discussing the Golden Years of Dragons Forever. Order your copies here!

Dream Home getting UK DVD & Theatrical Release!

Network Releasing are little gems by buying all the UK rights to Pang Ho-Cheungs “Dream Home”. You will be familiar with the show that both Me and Ken are huge PHC fans! Here’s a quote from our source;

The UK independent has set 12th November 2010 for the film’s UK theatrical release and acquired the film in a deal with Fortissimo Sales.

If you can’t wait to see the movie, it is being showing at the Film4 Fright Fest!

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