Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’

Japan On Fire 20: Sabu – Blessing Bell

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Originally recorded as one long Japan On Fire 19, it is now re-edited into a shorter episode and this is the second half of the long recording that you first heard in episode 19. Kenny B and Coffin Jon takes you through the in’s and out’s of Sabu’s walky and calm Blessing Bell.

Running Times:
00ms 00s – Intro/ Current Japanese cinema talk (part 2)
21m 18s – Susumu Terajima bio/discussion
34m 00s – Blessing Bell review

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Japan On Fire 19: Sabu – Monday

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Originally recorded as one long Japan On Fire 19, it is now re-edited into a shorter episode and second half of the long recording will feature in Japan On Fire 20.

This is part 2 of our series on director Sabu after covering his first two movies Dangan Runner and Postman Blues in episode 18 of Japan On Fire. His characters ran and rode on bikes amidst droll, quirky and absurd humour as well as drama in the first two and not a lot changes as we look at Monday from 2000. Does Sabu still evolve though? With Kenny B and VCinema‘s Coffin Jon.

Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Recap of Sabu bio and episode one
25ms 45s – Current Japanese cinema talk (part 1)
40m 20s – Monday review

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The Director’s Series 14: David Chiang – The Drug Addicts & A Mad World Of Fools

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As one review hinted at, on this show we don’t pick the expected but rather what WE feel is worthy of a spotlight and the time has come for a new subject. His name is David Chiang. Yes, martial arts action superstar had a directing career so follow Kenny B and Tom K-W as we open up a new Director’s Series on David Chiang’s The Drug Addicts and A Mad World Of Fools.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/David Chiang bio/discussion
35m 21s – The Drug Addicts review
61m 22s – A Mad World Of Fools review

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Antique (2008)

South Korea deserves a little love at the 2010 Terracotta Far East Film Festival and Stoo did indeed take the chance to take IN the 2008 comedy/musical. More on it below: Read the rest of this entry »

Rolls, Rolls, I Love You (1982)

Plot: Ah Dan (Robert Mak) is a delivery boy who being challenged by billionaire business man Mr. Cui Tung-Sing (Chen Kuan-Tai). They have made an agree if Ah Dan and his mates could steal the billionaires rolls royce they can keep it, but no sell it. But if they loose they need to fork over $50,000 to Mr. Cui

Ah Dan and his three mates Ho Guan (Chin Siu-Ho), Cuttlefish (Chiang Kam) and Superman. Attempt to come up with clever schemes to steal the car from Cui. The plans go from dressing up as a woman crying over her dead cow to pretending to kill a group of security guards and throwing their limbs and heads around. Heck one of the so called ‘guards’ ends up writing ‘Take Care, Farewell’ with his own guts.

But they still managed to be out done by Mr. Cui. With only two days left the gang are running out of hope and luck! Read the rest of this entry »

Rob-B-Hood (2006)

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Plot (HKFlix): Slipper (Jackie Chan), Landlord (Michael Hui) and Octopus (Louis Koo) is a ‘dream team’ of “Thieving Musketeers”. They are like a bullet out of a gun whenever an opportunity for a heist comes. However, rape and pillage is out of the question, as their principle is never to intentionally hurt anyone.

Man Yee, sole heiress to the distinguished Ding Family’s fortunes, has given birth to a boy – Matthew. However, he is snatched away by Man Yee’s ex-boyfriend Max (Terence Yin), who in a state of jealous delusion, thinks Matthew is his own flesh-and-blood. An unfortunate accident leads to Max’s untimely death. Max’s father, a mafia boss is out to take revenge, but more importantly, to regain custody of his ‘grandson’.

A reward of 30 million for the kidnapping of a tiny tod sounds like an offer that the thieving trio cannot refuse. However, one thing snowballs into another, landing everyone into a moral dilemma and a dangerous quandary. And adorable Matthew has made his way into everyone’s heart, so they have to choose between the ransom and their conscience. Read the rest of this entry »

House of Fury (2005)

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Plot: Former secret agent Yue Siu-Bo (Anthony Wong) is now retired and now lives his life as a chiropractor. One day he is confronted by a wheelchair bound man called Rocco (Michael Wong), Rocco suffers from a severed spine which paralyzed his body and this was done deliberately when he was on a mission for the CIA. His mission was to assassinate terrorists who bombed a hotel in the Philippines. What he didn’t know is that an Chinese agent by the name of ‘Tai Chi-Lung’ was sent to stop him. Crippled by Tai Chi-Lung, Rocco seeks revenge on his crippler and he belives that Siu-Bo know’s where he’s hiding. Siu-Bo plays the fool and tells Rocco he’s got the wrong guy. Rocco leaves but he warns him that ‘he’ll be back’.

Instead of Rocco returning four of his kung fu fighting henchmen appear in his absence and deliver a firm ass kicking the secret agent. Now kidnapped his two children, Nicky (Stephen Fung) & Natalie (Gillian Chung) must find a way to save their father. Read the rest of this entry »

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