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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Podcast On Fire 195: Gambling Season FINALE – God Of Gamblers Part III – Back To Shanghai & God Of Gamblers 3 – The Early Stage

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We conclude Gambling Season with God of Gamblers 3 and God of Gamblers 3…..let that sink in for a moment. What that means is we conclude the Stephen Chow run as Do Sing, the Saint Of Gamblers, and talk of his time travel adventure back to Shanghai IN God Of Gamblers Part III – Back To Shanghai. And the final review will be the 1996 Wong Jing directed prequel to the events in his classic 1989 movie called God Of Gamblers 3 – The Early Stage. Starring Leon Lai as a young Ko Chun

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Podcast On Fire 194: Gambling Season – All For The Winner & God Of Gamblers II

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Welcome to part 2 of our God of Gamblers series retrospective and after covering the Chow Yun-fat run of movies in the form of 1989’s God of Gamblers and 1994’s God of Gamblers’ Return, we turn from God to Saint and the Stephen Chow run. In 1990 Stephen Chow broke through as a comedy superstar playing the Saint Of Gamblers in All For The Winner directed by Jeff Lau and Corey Yuen. Setting off a long series of successful comedies and being dubbed the king mo lei tau comedy. Then the universes merged in the the same year for God Of Gamblers II, with Chow reprising his Saint role and being paired up with Andy Lau’s Knife from God Of Gamblers. Instant success, headed by Wong Jing. Sound confusing? Well, we’ll break it for ya. With Kenny B and Paul Fox.

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What’s Korean Cinema? 16 – Hansel And Gretel

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For this episode, we give Korea’s seemingly rare venture into fairy tale horror and fantasy in the form of Yim Pil-sung’s Hansel And Gretel from 2007 a look. A title brought to the UK through Terracotta Distribution so with Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid  is also Joey Leung of Terracotta.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Hansel & Gretel literary background
08m 49s – Yim Pil-sung bio/discussion
23m 50s – Joey Leung interview
35m 06s – Hansel & Gretel review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 15 – Breathless

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We dive into the world of independent Korean cinema, perhaps its poster boy even as we take a look at Yang Ik-june’s hard hitting family drama Breathless from 2008.  A title brought to the UK through Terracotta Distribution so with Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid is also special guest Joey Leung of Terracotta.

Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Breathless production background
25m 27s – Yang Ik-june bio/discussion
34m 15s – Kim Kkot-bi bio/discussion
43m 18s – Joey Leung interview
60m 08s – Breathless review

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Podcast On Fire 193: The Dynasty Report – Kung Fu Jungle & Rise Of The Legend

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Welcome back to The Dynasty Report, this time tackling and discussing the 2014 high profile productions Kung Fu Jungle starring Donnie Yen and the latest movie featuring Wong Fei-Hung: Rise Of The Legend. No Jet Li this time around but a new Wong Fei-Hung so there’ll be talks of how this reboot fares. Hosted by Kenny B, with reviews and discussion of the movies by the doctor David Lam and live from Hong Kong, not in the run down, grimey cinema we named this show after, Paul Fox.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/. We are also featured on All Things Film, a collection of like minded Film, Cinema, TV, Geek and Cult Podcasts.

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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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