Podcast On Fire 236: My Lucky Stars & Warriors Two

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After a successful outing with Winners And Sinners, the comedic (and somewhat lecherous) gang dubbed the Lucky Stars return in My Lucky Stars. With Sammo at the helm, the formula generated another box office hit. We’ll find out how this action-comedy fares and in fact we got a Sammo directing double bill brewin’ here. Featuring his first steps of crafting martial arts action cinema centering around Wing Chun, 1978’s Warriors Two will also be reviewed and discussed. With Kenny B and Mike Maley.

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Podcast On Fire 235: Master Wong Vs Master Wong & Till Death Do We Scare

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The Alan Tam Crapping Hour concludes. First up, the sequel to Once Upon A Time A Hero In China called Master Wong Vs Master Wong. Featuring Alan Tam as a rather useless Wong Fei Hung and really the Wong Fei Hung no one asked for but we got anyway. To cap it all off, we go back to 1982 and ghost-comedy shenanigans from Cinema City with an added special effects make-up talent from the West in the form of Tom Savini. We therefore conclude the Alan Tam series with our review of Till Death Do We Scare. With Kenny B and Eastern Film Fans.co.uk head honcho Phil G.

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What’s Korean Cinema? 28 – A Man Who Was Superman

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Want to be kicked in the balls, experience complex psychology and be filled with positivity? Korea made one such movie for ya and it’s 2008’s A Man Who Was Superman. Starring the sassy girl, we’ll tell you all about it. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid‘s Paul Quinn.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Jeong Yoon-cheol biography & discussion
19m 12s – Jun Ji-hyun biography & discussion
48m 41s – A Man Who Was Superman review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 27 – Declaration Of Idiot

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On this episode, we go back to 1983’s Declaration Of Idiot, directed by Lee Jang-ho. A silly, little art film from a director who didn’t want anyone to like it. It’s now considered a classic.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Production-background
28m 32s – Lee Jang-ho biography & discussion
41m 40s – Declaration Of Idiot review

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Podcast On Fire 234: Call Of Heroes

A director with a classic touch and classics under his belt (except New Police Story according to Ken), we’re here this episode to review Benny Chan’s latest action epic Call Of Heroes from 2016. A discussion that also serves as a welcome back party for UK’s Cine Asia. With Kenny B and Phil G.

A big thanks and shoutout to Trinity and CineAsia for kindly supplying the Blu Ray for review of the show.

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Podcast On Fire 233: Legend Of A Fighter & Aces Go Places II

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After being in the zone as kung fu comedy filmmakers and action-performers, the Yuen Clan or family turned to a real legend and more of an attempt at serious filmmaking. Therefore we talk and review Yuen Woo-Ping’s Legend Of A Fighter in the first half. In the second, we turn to the follow up the Cinema City’s action-comedy cashcow Aces Go Places. This time, there’s robots. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Taiwan Noir 24: Mars Men & Superriders Against The Devils

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The Asian film industry of the mid 70s was infused with the spirit of sharing–or, at least, borrowing. And often without permission. One of the results of this was a series of incredibly strange hybrid superhero films that were just as likely to include figures from Thai folklore as they were mad scientists and damsels in distress. In this episode therefore we’ll be discussing two of these pan-Asian franken-films, Mars Men and Superriders Against The Devils.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Mars Men background/The story of Sompote Sands
32m 38s – Mars Men review
57m 50s – Kamen Rider & Superriders Against The Devils background
63m 00s – Superriders Against The Devils review

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