Posts Tagged ‘Chingmy Yau’

Podcast On Fire 238: I Love Maria & Future Cops

We love Tsui Hark in loony bit parts. What about a feature then? We’ll discuss and review his role, the pairing with John Shum and a robotic Sally Yeh in I Love Maria from 1988. Also, somewhere along the way Wong Jing wanted to a Street Fighter movie. Only he couldn’t. So he still did it. Starring Dicky, Andy, Simon, Jacky, Chingmy, we’ll also review his 1993 action-comedy Future Cops. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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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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This Week In Sleaze 4 – Naked Killer

Let’s meet some fokers contained within the direction of Clarence Ford’s Category III classic Naked Killer! Sleazy K and King Who? dissects the 1992 Wong Jing production and its place in the 90s Category III cannon, including cast (Chingmy Yau wow wow wow!) & crew discussion, movie review and its famous promo campaign. As usual Last Sleazy Movies Watched caps an epic discussion. Vibrator used as toothbrush comedy included.

Contact the show via email which is podcastonfire at googlemail.com, via our forum (containing EXCLUSIVE content and announcements!), Facebook or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews). Intro and outtro music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/

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East Screen / West Screen Podcast
Devil’s Love blogs by King Who? here and here.
The Way We Are Hong Kong Film Awards Videos here, here and here.

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Eastern Heroes: Deady China Dolls Book in stock

Asia On Film are pleased to announce they have gotten a small stock of the very rare book Eastern Heroes: Deadly China Dolls. Originally published in 1994, here’s the pitch from Asia On Film;

Finally this most rare 1994 book is back in stock! If one of the reasons that you have tuned into Hong Kong films is the plethora of beautiful charismatic Asian actresses, this is an essential book for you. The entire subject matter is focused on these women that so enliven the screen.

All your favoUrites are discussed here with particular emphasis on the action heroines. Many of the early action goddesses are covered such as Ivy Ling Po, Lilly Lee, Angela Mao, Judy Lee, Polly Kwan and Hui Ying Hung. Not only are their careers discussed, but information about their personal lives is also included at times.

Much space is obviously devoted to the great femme fatales of the 1980’s – Moon Lee, Yukari Oshima, Cynthia Khan, Michiko Nishawaki,The Heroic Trio – Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung & Anita Mui. And just about any other of the action starlets are in here somewhere.

A section on the subject of Category III actresses is also featured.

You can order your copy right here!

Return to a Better Tomorrow (1994)

Return To A Better Tomorrow?
Another Wong Jing Movie?
Really Bad?

No! Yes Many people hate Wong Jings movies and this title taken from the popular A Better Tomorrow series by John Woo. But this movie doesn’t star Chow Yun-Fat or Leslie Chung. Wong Jing uses fresh faces such as…Ekin Cheng, Chingmy Yau, Ben Lam and even Michael Wong…

Ekin Cheng plays Tony Chun, a triad leader with a heart. After being framed for possession of some bad drugs, soon Tony is forced to leave Hong Kong. Leaving behind his girlfriend, Chili (Chingmy Yau). Now staying Mainland China for the mean time. Meanwhile we find out it was Brother Lui Wei (Tony’s Triad Boss, played by Ben Lam) who framed him and is now attempting to kill him with help of one his henchmen; Holland Boy (Ngai Sing, also known as Colin Chou).

One of Tony’s low ranked followers; Lobster (Lau Ching-Wan) has an interesting side story. Lobster, aloving father to his little girl, Little Lobster! After being released from hospital, his greeted by Tony and his wife. Although Lobsters wife seems to have lost interest in him and her daughter, after finding out that she covered her daughter in cuts and bruises. Lobster realizes that she is cheating on him and beaten his daughter. Lobster doesn’t take this easy…I wont spoil the rest of the subplot for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Raped by an Angel (1993)

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Plot (Universe): The Perverse lawyer Chuck Chi-Shing (Mark Cheng) is fascinated by a sexy advertisement starring two top models, Yau Yuk-Nam (Chingmy Yau) and Chu Kit-Man (Jaqueline Ng). He arranges the perfect ‘rape plan’ against Chu. Next he kills her and designs a plot that makes it seem like a suicide case.

When Yuk-Nam realizes that the Chu, her best friend, was tortured to death, she decides to use her body to allure the murderer into a trap… Read the rest of this entry »

Boys are Easy (1993)

Plot: Boys Are Easy is a wacky romantic comedy about a father (Richard Ng) encouraging his three daughters to get married before he dies of testicular cancer. First of all, he is really lying, this fake illness is a plan by him and his son (Jimmy Lin) to encourage the daughters to marry.

Daughter number one, Ching Siu-Tung (Brigitte Lin) is a tomboy ass kicking cop. At the start of the movie she is battling against the wild gun slinging Wild Dog (Ken Lo). She manages to arrest him with the help of the King of the Gigolo Karaoke – Tse Sai (Tony Leung). Siu-Tung decides to pay Tse Sai a wealthy sum for him to act as her boyfriend for the six months.

The second daughter, Ching Siu-Nan (Maggie Cheung) is a Care Worker, to whom is set up with one of her patients sons, her son is a crazy Triad named Wu Ying (Jacky Cheung). Although Wu Ying has a alterative motive for dating Nan. His Triad leader has chosen him to murder the famous cop ‘Ching Siu-Tung’.

The youngest daughter Siu Sze (Chingmy Yau) is a young doctor. One of her regular patients (really regular, twice a week!) attempts to set her up with her son, Chi Ko (Ekin Cheng). Chi Ko is a 27 year old virgin from the USA, he spent his years studying. She declines and forgets all about it. Later in the evening she goes for a work out at the gym, where a group of rowdy teens mistake her as a prostitute. The teens force Chi Ko to pay her for a quick session. Siu Sze decides to play along with Chi Ko. It turns out that Chi Ko doesn’t want to sleep with her, so he tells her to take the money and just tell the guys what they want to hear.

Siu Sze decides to date Chi Ko for being such a gentleman, but she is still playing along that she is a whore, coming up with a story about her being raped as a child and working on the streets since she was able. this leads into some funny scenes between Chi Ko and her uncle (Wu Fung), who was claimed to have raped her. Read the rest of this entry »

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