Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Lau’

Podcast On Fire 228: The Dynasty Report – From Vegas To Macau III & Full Strike

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The first one ka-ching but awful, the second one ka-ching but awful, the third haaaalf-ching but awful. Three strikes for Wong Jing and his From Vegas To Macau-franchise so is this it then? Who knows but maybe it’s the last time Paul Fox and Dr. David Lam will review one of these movies before moving on and out of celluloid hell. Also reviewed, a Hong Kong badminton movie from a Best Picture winning director in the form of Full Strike, starring Ekin Cheng and Josie Ho.

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Podcast On Fire 223: Fearless Hyena & Infernal Affairs III

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One starts off his directing career, another troupe is concluding their crime saga. We are therefore covering Jackie Chan’s directorial debut Fearless Hyena and the finale to the ‘Infernal Affairs’ trilogy where we go back and forward but there is a period put on the continuous hell theme in Infernal Affairs III. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.

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Podcast On Fire 216: Duel To The Death & Infernal Affairs II

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We go back to 1983’s Duel To The Death where director Ching Siu-tung shows us fun with swords, ninjas, gore and maturity mixed into all of it?! Another crew that goes back is the Infernal Affairs-one. Expanding the legend and the theme of continuous hell, Infernal Affairs II takes our moles, cops and gangsters back to 1991. With Kenny B and Phil G.

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Podcast On Fire 144: The Walking Dead, End Of Watch, Stormriders

Stoo and Andy return to provide you with your dose of Caucasian and Asian in a podcast! Touching upon The Walking Dead (after the credits there’s  discussion of the mid-season finale), End Of Watch and thoughts on trailers for Snitch and Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmasters, feature topic comes in the form of a look back on Andrew Lau’s special effects, fantasy extravaganza Stormriders.

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This Week In Sleaze 8: Raped By An Angel

Two men, a striking English tite and a view from both the Hong Kong and Taiwan side, for this episode Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal absorb all that is Andrew Lau’s Raped By An Angel.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, via our forum (containing EXCLUSIVE content and announcements!), Facebook page , Facebook group (NEW) 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/.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Andrew Lau
44m 05s – Mark Cheng
52m 45s – Wong Jing/Chingmy Yau/Simon Yam
69m 35s – Raped By An Angel review

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Podcast on Fire 115: Vampire Season #5 – The Ultimate Vampire & Encounter of the Spooky Kind II

Vampire Season goes out with bang as Kenny B and Tom K-W finishes it off with reviews of Andrew Lau’s The Ultimate Vampire (1991), featuring as close to a zombie apocalypse as these films got, and Ricky Lau’s Encounter Of The Spooky Kind II (1990), the stand alone sequel to Sammo Hung’s groundbreaking classic…starring the big man himself.

Also, DON’T MISS Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 3 that features the review of Billy Chan’s Crazy Safari. End the Vampire Season by going all in!

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Confession of Pain (2006)

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Plot: Police Chief Ching (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) and Police Officer Bong (Takeshi Kaneshiro) and several other officers perused and arrested a twist rapist at Christmas. Returning home after his shift Bong is horrified to find that his pregnant girlfriend, Rachael (Emma Wong) had committed suicide.

Fast forward three years. Now an alcoholic, Bong left the police force and became a private investigator, he discovered the child Rachael was baring wasn’t his. Ching is now married to Susan (Xu Jing-Lei), the daughter of billionaire Chow.

Susan goes to Bong asking him to invistigate the vicious murder of her father and his butler, Man. She belives that the murder is far more complex that what their being led to believe. Taking the case Bong discovers a far darkerside to Susans family and his murderers. Read the rest of this entry »

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