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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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Mighty Baby (2002)

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Plot: Johnny (Lau Ching-Wan) and the ‘La Brassiere’ gang return for more sticky situations.

Johnny and Lena (Gigi Leung) have been hired by the president of a Japanese baby production company known as ‘B&B’, the wealthy Japanese business man has bought the when he discovers that his wife is pregnant. It’s now up to Johnny and Lena to design and produce the very best baby product that money can buy.

Johnny seeks help from his old buddy Wayne (Louis Koo). Wayne is a little bit of a playboy but he finds himself happy with his current girlfriend and now work colleague – Lena. He loves her despite her little quirks (her frequent use of the phrase “Huh” and late in the movie “Grr…like this”).

The three amigos admit they don’t really know the first about babies so they decide to hire Japans leading baby expert – Boey (Cecilia Cheung). Boey has a special talent which allows her to communicate with the babies. She also wants to help cure Wayne’s fear of babies.

Johnny finds himself in need of a personal assistant so he hires the clumsy and breathless – Sabrina (Rosamund Kwan). At first both he and Wayne made fun of the poor woman until loving flame ignites between the two. Problems occur when Johnny’s ex-girlfriend Samantha (Carina Lau) returns to the scene.

With relationships on the fritz and the all their test projects going horribly wrong, can the group sort everything out in time? Read the rest of this entry »

The Banquet (1991)

Plot: Wealthy property director – Tsang Siu-Chi (Eric Tsang) and his contractor Jacky (Jacky Cheung) managed to buy two of four property’s. When he buy’s all four he plans on knocking them down and replacing them with a grand hotel. Yet his arch rival Hung Tai-Po (Sammo Hung) managed to buy the last two. Both developers wanting to make this grand hotel, they decide to agree on a 50/50 purpose.

When returning home Jacky lets in on a scheme which could land them a nice one billion dollars. The prince of kuwait, Allabarba (George Lam) is coming to Hong Kong to look for a tender for his properties there. Jacky has also done his research, the prince was a menace when he was young never paying attention to his father until after his passing, now he deeply regrets anytime he missed with his father. Now Jacky’s plan for Tsang is to show the prince the strong relationship between him and his father!

The only problem is that Tsang hasn’t seen his father for over ten years. Tsang goes off to find his father with his snobby wife (Carol Cheng), they soon find out that he is living with Tsang’s sister, Gigi (Rosamund Kwan) and her husband (Tony Leung Ka-Fai). Tsang tries to sway father Tsang (Richard Ng) to come live with them, but he refuses as he loves his simple life.

Tsang then pull’s out the big guns and plea’s for his father to stay with him since that he only haves a month and a half to live. yes, he’s got cancer! As you can expect the big guns convinced father Tsang to go home with Tsang and his Wife.

Tsang plans to throw a big banquet for the Prince and make it out to be a birthday party for his father too!

When everything seems to be going to plan, we find out that Jacky is secretly working for Hung Tai-Po and he’s going to help him convince to sign the contract over to him instead of Tsang… Read the rest of this entry »

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