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Posts Tagged ‘Asian action cinema’

Podcast On Fire 318: The Butterfly Murders

Tsui Hark enters the magical, mystical world of the Wuxia film and the magical world of film, making his debut with 1979’s The Butterfly Murders. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Butterfly Murders background, on Tsui Hark’s early career, alternate versions etc.
29m 08s – The Butterfly Murders review.

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Podcast On Fire 317: The Young Dragons

John Woo comes out swinging and kicking for his debut feature, 1973’s The Young Dragons, with Jackie Chan as his action director. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Young Dragons background.
11m 51s – The Young Dragons review.

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Podcast On Fire 314: 2021 Christmas Special

It’s the annual Podcast On Fire Trivia Night disguised as our Christmas Special. Kenny B is this year’s Lord Quizmaster and Stewart Sutherland and Tom K-W (of The Lager Logs) along with East Screen West Screen’s Paul Fox compete for a sweet Canto-pop prize.

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Podcast On Fire 313: Profile In Anger & Danger Has Two Faces

In another entry in The Versus-series, Leung Kar-yan makes his directorial debut with the wild revenge actioner Profile In Anger from 1984 and in the Shaw Brothers production Danger Has Two Faces from 1985 he’s an ex-cop turned assassin for hire. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Adkins Undisputed podcast.

00m 00s – Intro/Leung Kar-Yan biography.
23m 30s – Profile In Anger review.
54m 15s – Alex Cheung biography.
60m 45s – Danger Has Two Faces review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 58: The Moon Warriors

It turns out the duo of Mabel Cheung and Alex Law wrote and directed parts of Sammo Hung’s 1992 Wuxia movie The Moon Warriors. It’s not as odd and scandalous as it sounds. Kenny B and Tom K-W break it down for you.

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Podcast On Fire 312: The Tai-Chi Master

The mythical origin points of Tai Chi and its creator gets covered in high flying fashion in Yuen Woo-ping’s The Tai-Chi Master from 1993. With Kenny B and Stewart Sutherland of the Films & Swearing and Lager Logs podcast!

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/The Tai-Chi Master production background.
17m 35s – The Tai-Chi Master review

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Podcast On Fire 311: Black Mask 2 – City Of Masks

It’s possibly the strangest gathering of talents and elements ever. Featuring the man who would be Jigsaw, a former pornographic movie actress, a mainstay of the Coen Brothers’ films, elephants, professional wrestlers, and the world’s busiest action actor. Yes of course, it’s a Tsui Hark film as he returns to the Black Mask universe without Jet Li in Black Mask 2: City Of Masks. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Adkins Undisputed podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/background/Scott Adkins’ notes on Black Mask 2
25m 56s – Black Mask 2 review

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The Podcast On Fire Network aims to provide a large, continually expanding overview of Asian cinema. On the flagshow Podcast On Fire, the big guns out of Hong Kong cinema gets a spotlight through discussion and review while the remainder of the network shows gives you insight into Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese cinema and the history of adult oriented Hong Kong cinema!

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