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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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What’s Korean Cinema? 57 – Whispering Corridors 6: The Humming

After a 11 year hiatus, the Whispering Corridors series is back with its 6th entry. Containing horror that leads into hints of great sadness and insanity connected to friendship and South Korea’s turbulent history, we’ll tell you all about it discussing Whispering Corridors 6: The Humming. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/the film’s delayed release, reception
23m 58s – Notes on director Lee Mi-Young
31m 54s – Whispering Corridors 6: The Humming 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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What’s Korean Cinema? 56 – Voice & A Blood Pledge

The whispers in the corridor do not stop and the Ghost School Horror series out of Korea is on its fourth and fifth entry: 2005’s Voice and 2009’s A Blood Pledge. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/series box office, notes on the director
27m 17s – Voice review
63m 10s – Notes on A Blood Pledge director, producer, box office
72m 19s – A Blood Pledge review

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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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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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