Podcast On Fire 197: Dragons Forever & Painted Faces

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This time we review one of the most beloved three brothers movies. I.e. the team between Peking Opera school brothers Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao in their 1988 action-comedy Dragons Forever. And also from the same year, director Alex Law takes you inside the doors of the Peking Opera school the trio trained at in their youth and cast Sammo as his own teacher and Master in Painted Faces.

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Japan On Fire 22: Sabu – Kanikosen

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The wildman and acclaimed maker of chase movies with some very surreal and absurd humour continues his more thoughtful and humanistic streak as firmly explored in the dark Dead Run covered last episode and for this one, Kenny B and VCinema’s Coffin Jon will review Kanikosen. Featuring Sabu depicting a mutiny aboard a crab fishing ship, it’s a story that goes back decades and has a streak of real life darkness attached to it as well.

Running Times:
00ms 00s – Intro/ Kanikosen novel and author background
17m 58s – Kanikosen review

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Japan On Fire 21: Sabu – Dead Run

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Welcome back to our continued look at Japanese filmmaker Sabu. It’s been a wild, quirky, runny, drivy journey so far but things take a dark turn in Dead Run from 2005.

Running Times:
00ms 00s – Intro/ Sabu biography recap and quick review of prior movies in the series
26m 02s – Hard Luck Hero, Hold Up Down & A1012K quick-reviews
57m 25s – Dead Run review

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Podcast On Fire 196: Armour of God & Armour Of God II – Operation Condor

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A Jackie Chan review double bill focusing on the continually evolving nature to his action films where Indiana Jones style adventure to a degree take center stage in the two Armour of God films. The first almost cost Jackie Chan’s life. More on that with Kenny B and Eastern Film Fans’ Phil G.

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This Week In Sleaze 34: Daughter Of Darkness I & II

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Let’s talk some fucking domestic abuse, syphilis and coat hanger abortion. Director Ivan Lai unleashed the unforgiving, foul, vile, inappropriately comedic (but genius) dual tale where one is about abuse and another about impotency, coat hangers and another evil family. Cinema audiences actually came out in droves to the tale of Lily Chung and her family bullying, degrading and raping the crap out of her…played by on screen animal William Ho. Anthony Wong is the goofy cop investigating all this and an almost unrelated reprise happened in 1994 with a new cast including Red To Kill‘s Ben Ng.

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Taiwan Noir 17: Requital & Hunting List

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Taiwanese heroic gore-shed time and welcome gain to the wonderful world of Taiwan movie buff and expert at putting entire scenes or entire movies in his movies: Chu Yen-ping. This episode, we talk of him dipping his toe into State Of Grace while also remaking it nearly fully and that work comes in the form of 1992’s Requital and 1994’s Hunting List.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Chu Yen-ping bio/discussion
38m 34s – Requital review
82m 22s – Ray Lui bio/discussion
88m 35s – Hunting List review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 22: From Vegas To Macau + SPECIAL SURPRISE

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Kenny B and Paul Fox discuss how a Wong Jing gambling movie fares in 2014.

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