Posts Tagged ‘1995’

Podcast On Fire 229: The Blade

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In this episode I give you one from the archives but not OUR archives. In 2013 I had the honor of guesting on Podcast Without Honor And Humanity episode 100 and its host Jacob and I talked Tsui Hark’s The Blade.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 12: Ghost In The Shell 2.0

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Mamoru Oshii returns to his anime masterpiece to tweak. Kenny B and Coffin Jon from VCinema returns as well to explain what went wrong with  Ghost In The Shell 2.0.

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Japan On Fire 16: Mamoru Oshii – Ghost In The Shell

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Kenny B and Coffin Jon from VCinema return to their Mamoru Oshii coverage for a (biblical?) discussion about all things Ghost In The Shell from 1995.

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Running times:
12m 05s – Ghost In The Shell manga and anime background
32m 50s – Ghost In The Shell review

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The Red Wolf (1995)

Plot: Luxury Cruise security officer Alan finds himself setting out on a cruise with his brother, head of security David. David is on a belated honeymoon with his wife and daughter. The newly weds wanting their privacy leaves their young daughter in the hands of Alan. Alan then meets this charming yet clumsy female pickpocket called Lai (Christy Chung).

Alan catches her in the act, but he holds himself back when bigger problems arise. It turns out that a majority of the crew and entertainment on the ship are actually terrorists, led by the first officer (Colin Chou).

Now it’s time for Alan to protect the passengers, his niece, the charming pickpocket and Whoop the terrorists ass all in one evening. Read the rest of this entry »

High Risk (1995)

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Plot: Kit Li (Jet Li), body guard of the international martial arts superstar Frankie Long (Jacky Cheung). What nobody knows that Kit is Frankie’s stunt double since Frank spends more time chasing women and drinking booze instead of practicing martial arts.

Kit in the past worked in the army, yet he left after he was unable to save his wife from a psychotic terrorist dubbed The Doctor.

When attending the shown of a jewellery exhibition, the crazed terrorist group led by The Doctor strike again, but this time Kit and Frankie are there. Kit has no choice but to stop the terrorists with the help of an unlikely group of heroes. Read the rest of this entry »

Peace Hotel (1995)

Plot (Optimum Asia): Chow (Hard Boiled, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) plays a legendary killer who slaughters his entire gang after the death of his wife. As penance, he opens the Peace Hotel, a sanctuary for criminals, seedy characters and anyone seeking safety. As long as patrons can make their way to the hotel, they are allowed to stay indefinitely and The Killer guarantees their protection.

After several peaceful years, an arrogant female thief (Cecilia Yip) telling outlandish lies barges into the hotel – with an angry posse hot on her heels. The posse accuses the woman of murdering their chief and vows to attack the hotel unless the woman gives herself up. Torn between his golden rule of never asking anyone to leave and his vow to protect the patrons of his haven, The Killer prepares for a blazing showdown. Read the rest of this entry »

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