Posts Tagged ‘Benny Chan’

Podcast On Fire 234: Call Of Heroes

A director with a classic touch and classics under his belt (except New Police Story according to Ken), we’re here this episode to review Benny Chan’s latest action epic Call Of Heroes from 2016. A discussion that also serves as a welcome back party for UK’s Cine Asia. With Kenny B and Phil G.

A big thanks and shoutout to Trinity and CineAsia for kindly supplying the Blu Ray for review of the show.

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Podcast On Fire 117: Shaolin

This week you get the regular network updates plus Ken reveals a little about the creation of two new shows. Jackie Chan’s 1911 get the Hong Kong Dave treatment while Tom’s pick of the week, Benny Chan’s Shaolin, gets the Ken treatment who’s still fuming over New Police Story.

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Invisible Target (2007)

Invisible Target revolves around three police officers whose lives are changed forever when a group of deadly thieves blow up and rob an armour truck.

Detective Chan Chun (Nicholas Tse) looses his fiancée in eruption of explosions from the hiest. Six months on Chan Chun still mourns his lose and has became a reckless cop who risks his life at the drop of a hat. Carson Fong (Shawn Yue) is a cold badass cop who is taken down a peg when him and his group a torn apart by truck robbers. Junior Officer Wai King Ho (Jaycee Chan) lives in the shadow of his brother who has been missing and seems to be some how related to the deadly group dubbed “The Ronin”. Read the rest of this entry »

Podcast On Fire 56: Who’s an exciting engine for Hong Kong cinema? Not Jay Chou.

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The Magnificent Trio of Stoo, Ken, Mike (or James) gather up for a trailer round-up, including a look at what should’ve been the name of Dolph Lundgren’s latest movie but is a new Thai offering instead… with cleavage. Director Benny Chan’s early career is contrasted against his current and Soi Cheang’s Accident is soon upon us so it’s time to highlight this acclaimed, exciting engine of Hong Kong cinema.

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Divergence (2005)

Plot: Divergence is the Mr. Suen (Aaron Kwok) a troubled cop whose job seems to getting worse and worse as the witness he’s protecting is sniped by the deadly – Coke (Daniel Wu). Suen’s boss isn’t happy with the witness dead, this now gives them no evidence against the millionaire – Mr. Yiu. Read the rest of this entry »

Big Bullet (1996)

Plot: Good cop Bill Zhu (Lau Ching-Wan) finds himself being demoted after quarling with fellow sergant, sleaze ball Guan (Berg Ng). Bill is left in charge of a group EU (Emergency Unit) misfits, a story telling veteran (Spencer Lam), by-the-books cadet with family trouble (Jordan Chan), a short tempered woman (Theresa Lee) and a guns expert (Cheung Tat-Ming).

The streets of Hong Kong are left covered in blood when a group of mainland terrorists free thier captive leader, “The Professor” (Yu Rong-Guang). They then go out on a mission to clame the millions of dollars that the Royal Hong Kong Police has taken from them.

With the death of Bill’s ex-supervisor by the Professor, Bill sets out with his group to stop the terrorists before they leave the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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