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

Another month, another update. Here’s the copy and pasted original post (he he); 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/ 125 Movies)
2)  (-) TheShayneShow (w/ 119 Movies)
3)  (-) Knetan (w/ 77 Movies)
4)  (-) Stoo (w/ 51 Movies)
5)  (-) Tom K.W. (w/ 35 Movies)

Not a big change, but we do have some new people in the running! If you are interested in joining and whipping our asses, here’s a link to the topic.

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.

Questions for; Ron Smoorenburg!

Mini Biography: Ron Smoorenburg is a 4th degree black belt in Freefight, and holds several records such as highest kick (11 feet).

There aren’t many movie fighters that are from outside the USA or Asia, but there are only 3 Dutch martial artists who made it to American movies. Ron is one of them, besides Bas Rutten and Rob Kaman.

Ron’s career started after his movie with Jackie Chan in Who Am I? at the age of 23. Ron sent some tapes to Jackie’s producers and got the role, for which he’s very grateful. His career got an immediate boost, and many more movies will come.

A highlight is his trip to Thailand. There he worked with Tony Jaa and became very, very popular and did several other projects.

Ron now has his own casting agency for martial artists and stunt performers.

Full IMDB listing here; http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0810653/

Give us your questions for Ron!

Spam Attacks

To all the haters…die!!!

Just to inform our visitors that we have closed registration on our forum due to constant spam attacks. We do encourage people to join our forum, but these attacks are happening far too often. If you do want to join our forum, please leave a comment on this topic and ill set you up with an account.

POF interview John Kreng! We want Questions

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Podcast on Fire will be interviewing the author of “Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue” John Kreng. Kreng has worked with most of the finest of the finest talents in Hong Kong Cinema and we’re getting the chance to talk with him. So if you have a burning question to ask, please post it here

Press Clippings (April/May)

All of the press Podcast on Fire gets in magazines are posted here. If you find a clipping we haven’t posted, please email us and we’ll throw it up here. We’ve had several posts on Far East Films, LoveHKFilm and Kung Fu Cult Cinema on the world wide computer web but those are so plentiful, we won’t re-post them here. *ahem*

Impact Magazine April 09

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Imact Magazine Website (17 March 2009)

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The Banned list returns!

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Yes! Stoo has banned himself from buying movies until he watches the 60 movies he has listed here on the Official Banned Page. Stoo will be giving out updates on the regular podcasts, letting the people know where he is in his count down. In the mean time just keep checking the page.

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