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Podcast On Fire 281: The Spiritual Boxer & New Fist Of Fury

After proving himself as action director working for Chang Cheh for many years, Lau Kar-Leung took his first steps towards being a legendary kung fu FILMMAKER with his feature debut The Spiritual Boxer from 1975.  Also, producer and director Lo Wei casts young talent Jackie Chan for the sequel to the iconic Bruce Lee Fist Of Fury called New Fist of Fury. Kenny B and Mike Maley review and discuss the films.

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Podcast On Fire 279: Return To A Better Tomorrow & Feel 100%

First we went after Alan Tam, then we set our sights on defaming George Lam and now we tackle another uneven actor that we’ve perceived as being harmful to the movie viewing experience. The face of Young And Dangerous, Chan Ho-Nam himself: Ekin Cheng. For episode 1, we look at the modestly titled Return To A Better Tomorrow by Wong Jing, featuring Ekin as our gun toting lead and the comic book adaptation Feel 100% about the trials and tribulations of being a twentysomething. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.co.uk.

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Podcast On Fire 276: Mermaid

A major comedy hit from Stephen Chow, we take a… dip into his 2016 movie Mermaid still not starring or even super starring himself. But there’s new talent that he puts his comedy voice into so how do they do? With Kenny B, Podcast On Fire founder and host of the Films And Swearing podcast Stewart Sutherland and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 42: Fooling Around Jiang Hu & Life After Life

An unofficial Alan Tam Crapping Hour George Lam Defaming Sessions Team Tam Not Team Tam Lam Or Lame-show. With Kenny B and Phil G.

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This Week In Sleaze 56: Tightie Whitie Theatre – Liu Jai Home for the Intimate Ghosts & Unforgetful Holiday

The Category III movie scene had opportunistic filmmakers so when elegant and uniquely crazy movies such as Erotic Ghost Story hit or a Sex & Zen, you had everybody and their creepy uncles making films. But a veteran of the format, director Lam Yi-hung would prove to be skilled at stretching his dollars and he does so in 1991’s Liu Jai Home For The Intimate Ghosts. Featuring Charlie Cho as the dumbass version of a Lam Ching-ying. Also Charlie and Stuart Ong take club girls for a day on the sea, smoking and some nights on an island. An unforgetful holiday. With Sleazy K, The Great Lord Joshua Regal and King Who?

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Podcast On Fire 272: Fantasia

A Lunar New Year comedy is perhaps not the best pick for an in depth discussion as they are often designed as harmless, audience friendly entertainment. They sometimes stand out, they sometimes don’t as the stars of the day ham it up and play dress up. But when Milkyway’s Wai Ka-fai brought 2004’s Fantasia to the Lunar New Year Screens, it was conceived and made with an eye towards beloved Hong Kong comedy of the past. Main target being the comedies of the of the Hui Brothers Michael, Sam and Ricky. So is this comedy only for the locals or can Westerners penetrate Fantasia? With Kenny B and the the crew of the East Screen West Screen podcast: Paul Fox and Kevin Ma.

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Taiwan Noir 28: Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins & Fantasy Mission Force

Taiwan filmmakers bring to life the manga and anime sensation Dragon Ball as Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins and we also review Chu Yen-ping’s Dirty Dozen style adventure with mahjong playing hopping vampires that arrives in the form of Fantasy Mission Force. Described by many as bonkers and the worst Jackie Chan movie ever. With Kenny B and Todd Stadtman.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Dragon Ball background
24m 40s – Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins review
50m 26s – Chu Yen-ping biography & discussion/Fantasy Mission Force production background
66m 50s – Fantasy Mission Force review

 

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