Posts Tagged ‘Chow Yun-Fat’

Podcast On Fire 183: Encounter Of The Spooky Kind & A Better Tomorrow II

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We take a look at when the combo of martial arts, horror and the supernatural clicked, the genre bender if you will in the form of Sammo Hung’s Encounter Of The Spooky Kind from 1980 as well as the sequel to one of the most iconic Hong Kong action pictures of all time, John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow II. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Podcast On Fire 182: Dante Lam, Nick Cheung & Unbeatable Roundtable

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Dr. Lam heads Paul Fox and Kenny B into the territories of buff bods, explosions and man-tears. That of course means a roundtable chat between friends on all things Dante Lam, Nick Cheung and the MMA movie they collaborated on called Unbeatable. The trio also have time to dive deep into views on Pang Ho-cheung’s Dream Home, Chow Yun-fat’s return to Hong Kong cinema gambling, Michael Wong and Hong Kong cinema profiles making Mainland movies.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and 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/. We are also featured on All Things Film, a collection of like minded Film, Cinema, TV, Geek and Cult Podcasts.

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Podcast On Fire 181: Mad Monkey Kung Fu & Wild Search

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Let’s take a look at THE Shaw Brothers director that made kung fu comedy great when they attempted to respond to that booming trend. Namely Lau Kar-leung and his Mad Monkey Kung Fu from 1979. Also in this episode, a look at when a Hong Kong director everybody cried for when Quentin Tarantino “took” his movie away from him but when he took someone elses…template himself. We didn’t mind it for Reservoir Dogs vs Ringo Lam’s City On Fire and sure as hell didn’t when Lam made his own take on the Harrison Ford movie Witness in the form of Wild Search from 1989. With Kenny B and Phil G who also recaps his trip to China and meeting Jackie Chan.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and 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/. We are also featured on All Things Film, a collection of like minded Film, Cinema, TV, Geek and Cult Podcasts.

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Podcast On Fire 179: The Way Of The Dragon & The Killer

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Kenny B and Phil G talk the directorial debut of a man with a vision cut short in the form of Bruce Lee’s The Way Of The Dragon from 1972 and the movie that you point to being the John Woo movie to check out if you want to see what the world also saw in the form of The Killer from 1989.

The original recording on Phil’s side came out both noisy and a bit low so I tried to remaster the sound to listenable levels. That’s why you hear varying quality on Phil’s side throughout. /Ken

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Jon T Benn interview – Eastern Film Fans
The Killer – Original US trailer (a thriller-comedy)
Streets Of Myth – Kickstarter
Son Of Odin’s Podcast
Cult Of Muscle – Podcast

Podcast On Fire 166: An Autumn’s Tale

One from the backup archive of shows (this one is over a year old and contains some old contact information) and more from Kenny B’s Favourite Hong Kong Movies list, this time we go number 1 with Mabel Cheung’s life affirming, New York set romance An Autumn’s Tale, starring Chow Yun-fat and Cherie Chung.

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Podcast On Fire 160: Pedicab Driver & City On Fire

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In our ongoing conversations about classic Hong Kong cinema, the turn has come to Sammo Hung’s Pedicab Driver and Ringo Lam’s City On Fire! Hear Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans discuss Sammo’s beloved and quite unavailable actioner and there’s also a late breaking reveal from rights holder Warner Brothers. Dr. Lam and Tom K-W join Kenny B in the second half for their take on the undercover drama classic and offer up their views on the whole City On Fire/Reservoir Dogs connection and “controversy”.

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Podcast On Fire 151: Winners And Sinners & A Better Tomorrow

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Kenny B, Dr. Lam and Tom K-W sit down with Sammo Hung’s Winners And Sinners and John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow. Two box office success stories, two movies about counterfeit money. Two movies with indidividual importance.

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