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Taiwan Noir 29: Kung Fu Wonder Child & The Legend Of All Men Are Brothers

Just before The Child of Peach, actress Lin Shao-Lu got to try out playing a boy with magical powers in Lee Tso-Nam’s Kung Fu Wonder Child. Bring out your Taiwanese bingo card, this one will have nice songs, pee and poo in faces and energy bolts. Also, the characters of The Water Margin fights people in wheelchairs, drunks, transvestites and a worm infested zombie. The classic Chinese novel gets weird in the 1984 movie The Legend Of All Men Are Brothers. With Kenny B and Todd Stadtman.

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Podcast On Fire 280: Steve Kerridge Interview

Phil G talks to Steve Kerridge who has over 40 years of experience in training and teaching in martial arts, is a Black belt and the founder of Essex Kickboxing Academy. He is also the highly regarded author of many publications on the legend that is Bruce Lee including Legends Of The Dragon and Mandarin Superstar. Steve talks of inspirations for the books and tells the tale of Bruce Lee making The Big Boss and how he picked up the trail of the featured Thai stuntmen in the film.

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Podcast On Fire 279: Return To A Better Tomorrow & Feel 100%

First we went after Alan Tam, then we set our sights on defaming George Lam and now we tackle another uneven actor that we’ve perceived as being harmful to the movie viewing experience. The face of Young And Dangerous, Chan Ho-Nam himself: Ekin Cheng. For episode 1, we look at the modestly titled Return To A Better Tomorrow by Wong Jing, featuring Ekin as our gun toting lead and the comic book adaptation Feel 100% about the trials and tribulations of being a twentysomething. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.co.uk.

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Podcast On Fire 278: Broken Arrow & Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

After proving he could generate box office via his American action movie debut Hard Target, John Woo delivered 1996’s Broken Arrow. Also, a little swordplay movie from a Taiwanese director won som Oscars and made money. It’s called Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. Am sure you’ve heard of it. With Kenny B and Dr. Stan Glick.

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Podcast On Fire 277: Young And Dangerous 2 & The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires

The Hung Hing Boys make a quick return to Hong Kong screens but one of them is stuck in Taiwan. This means we’ll take a look at Andrew Lau’s Young And Dangerous 2. Also Hammer Films and Shaw Brothers get to merge their take on depicting vampire battles the Western and Eastern way in The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires from 1974. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Ken’s note: The show was recorded before the blu ray announcement for The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires. Our wish came true.

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Podcast On Fire 273: A Chinese Ghost Story

It’s the decade of Tsui Hark bringing effects and a frantic energy to the Hong Kong fantasy movie and we stop at his work as producer in 1987’s A Chinese Ghost Story. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Ken’s note: In the Taiwan Golden Horse awards-section, I mistakenly identified A Chinese Ghost Story as the recipient of the Best Film Award. It was only nominated.

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What’s Korean Cinema? 42 – No Blood No Tears

The Action Kid Ryoo Seung-wan plants a plethora of characters in the same arena, with the central piece being money, to see how they connect, interact and just how much they are able to beat the crap out of each other in No Blood No Tears from 2002. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid’s Paul Quinn.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Ryoo Seung-wan biography and discussion
52m 25s – No Blood No Tears review.

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