Posts Tagged ‘Alan Tam’

The Director’s Series 20: Ringo Lam – Esprit D’amour

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Before there was the On Fire’s, the master in training would start shaping his voice in genres he’d rarely if ever was associated with. It’s the tale of Ringo Lam and this is The Director’s Series on his debut Esprit D’Amour.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Ringo Lam biography/discussion
32m 00s – Quick-Takes: The Other Side Of Gentleman & Cupid One
41m 30s – Esprit D’amour review

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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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Podcast On Fire 227: Mummy Dearest & 97 Aces Go Places

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We continue to ask ourselves: Team Tam or not Team Tam? Welcome to Podcast On Fire and the Alan Tam Crapping Hour. As for the first movie up for review, Mummy Dearest is a lesser known Ronny Yu movie where Tam plays a serial killer. Also in the second half, the Aces Go Places formula or franchise comes back for air in 97 Aces Go Places. Is it a breath of fresh air? Well Alan Tam plays dual roles so make of that what you will. With Kenny B as always to discuss all things Team Tam or not Team is Eastern Film Fans head honcho Phil G.

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Podcast On Fire 226: No Risk, No Gain & Lucky Stars Go Places

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In this episode, No Risk No Gain (Casino Raiders The Sequel, but it isn’t one) pairs up Alan Tam with Andy Lau once again while Wong Jing takes a backseat and Taylor Wong takes his place as co-director. Uh oh. Also in the second half, the Lucky Stars gang…barely appears and we get another lecherous, silly bunch trying to fill 90 minutes of action-comedy. Cue the rape-jokes. And cue the hosts Kenny B and Eastern Film Fans head honcho Phil G.

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Podcast On Fire 208: Rich And Famous & Once Upon A Time A Hero In China

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The Alan Tam crapping hour with Kenny B and Phil G returns! We take a look at part 1 of Taylor Wong’s gangster saga Rich And Famous and then talk the Wong Fei Hung that no one asked for in the form of Alan Tam starring in the comedy Once Upon A Time A Hero In China.

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Podcast On Fire 198: The Dragon Family & Casino Raiders

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During this episode, we reivew another duo of Alan Tam flicks and see if we’re willing spokespersons for Team Tam this time around. They come in the form of Lau Kar-wing’s 1988 gangster actioner The Dragon Family starring everyone and Alan Tam. And in the second half we take a look at a movie that many forget when talking the late 80s gambling genre in Hong Kong: Wong Jing and Jimmy Heung’s Casino Raiders from 1989.

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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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