Podcast On Fire 192: Gambling Season – God of Gamblers & God Of Gamblers’ Return

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Welcome to this retrospective of part of the God Of Gamblers series, its sequels and spin off’s. Hugely popular real life occupation for Hong Kong people and transferred to the screen as well, by the man who arugably did it the best while also adhering to comedy and action tradition of the golden period of Hong Kong cinema of the 80s and 90s. His name is Wong Jing and struck box office gold in 1989 with God Of Gamblers starring superstar Chow Yun-fat in his iconic role of Do San, the God of Gamblers, Andy Lau and Joey Wong. A few Stephen Chow vehicles in the same vein were made around this time and subsequently but in 1994 the team of Chow and Wong Jing got together for God Of Gamblers’ Return and those are the two movies we picked for episode one out of three in this series dubbed Gambling Season. With Kenny B and special guest and hos of the East Screen West Screen podcast, Paul Fox.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 21: Members Only Archive Dusted #5

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Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) from Podcast On Fire 20 and 21 (available in the Cast From The Past archive) from 2008 with Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner and James Aylmore, this collection feature tangents and outtakes on at the time recent Dragon Dynast releases, Dance-movies with Richard Gere and Francis Ng, Stoo’s frustration with Taiwanese arthouse and Mike tackling the subject of Wong Jing.

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Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 21: Cut & Paste Edition

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The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Mike Banner and James Aylmore. Talking last movies watched (including the requisite Shaw Brothers selection from Mike), listener questions about among other things Wong Jing and Mike tells the tale of which Hong Kong screen fighter he met (and stalked).

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Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 20: Old School ‘Yo!

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The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner and James Aylmore. Talking last movies watched (including an Ekin Cheng mermaid movie), listener questions about introductions to Asian cinema and favourite dramatic actors out of Hong Kong.

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The Director’s Series 15: David Chiang – The Legend Of The Owl & Heaven Can Help

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We continue looking at martial arts super star turned director David Chiang’s directorial output and post his stay at Shaw Brothers and entering a new decade, frame got livelier, darker and weirder. Spoofing Western and Eastern genre content and providing us with a gloomy, dark comedy about reversing your fate, David Chiang starts playing a little bit more.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Quick-Takes of The One Armed Swordsmen and The Condemned
21m 10s – Eric Tsang biography/discussion
45m 37s – The Legend Of The Owl review
71m 35s – Paul Chun biography/discussion
78m 40s – Heaven Can Help review

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The Golden Ninja Podcast 6: Shadow Killers, Tiger Force & Robo Vampire

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Past and future meets in this land of turmoil. A tale of ninja powers turned to evil. The evil ninja army spread death and terror throughout the city. He’s no ordinary man.

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This Week In Sleaze 33: Tightie Whitie Theatre – The Twist & Crazy Love For You

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Let’s talk some fucking justice…Danny Lee style. It’s one of the fascinations of Danny Lee’s cop movies, Cat III or not, when he clearly muses on how justice is achieved, how information is squeezed out of suspects and there’s probably half a dozen movies where he or his OCTB gang are pretty much torturing their victims. Be it in Organized Crime & Triad Bureau, The Untold Story and here in his own directed The Twist where Simon Yam gets the hose.  Also, Simon Yam is a nutter, psycho AND stalker in Crazy Love For You where he may or may not get his dicky shot off.

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