Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’

The Director’s Series 17: David Chiang – The Wrong Couples

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For the next episode examining the career of martial arts superstar turned director David Chiang, the name of the game is still letting his chosen veterans act but letting one of them display a rarely seen dramatic side: Namely Richard Ng. With Kenny and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Josephine Siao biography/discussion
16m 45s – The Wrong Couples review

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The Director’s Series 16: David Chiang – Mr. Handsome

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We continue analyzing the filmography of martial arts superstar turned director David Chiang and past wacky Wuxia parody and comedy slasher hybrids, we find Chiang in a latter 80s half of Hong Kong cinema. Producing frequently and more even-termpered as he lets Bill Tung and Lydia Shum mostly lead his straightly made frames. If that’s a good thing or not, find out as we take a look at David Chiang’s Mr. Handsome.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Quick-Takes of Silent Love and Double Fattiness
17m 19s – Richard Ng biography/discussion
27m 53s – Mr. Handsome review

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This Week In Sleaze 34: Daughter Of Darkness I & II

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Let’s talk some fucking domestic abuse, syphilis and coat hanger abortion. Director Ivan Lai unleashed the unforgiving, foul, vile, inappropriately comedic (but genius) dual tale where one is about abuse and another about impotency, coat hangers and another evil family. Cinema audiences actually came out in droves to the tale of Lily Chung and her family bullying, degrading and raping the crap out of her…played by on screen animal William Ho. Anthony Wong is the goofy cop investigating all this and an almost unrelated reprise happened in 1994 with a new cast including Red To Kill‘s Ben Ng.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 22: From Vegas To Macau + SPECIAL SURPRISE

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Kenny B and Paul Fox discuss how a Wong Jing gambling movie fares in 2014.

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Podcast On Fire 195: Gambling Season FINALE – God Of Gamblers Part III – Back To Shanghai & God Of Gamblers 3 – The Early Stage

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We conclude Gambling Season with God of Gamblers 3 and God of Gamblers 3…..let that sink in for a moment. What that means is we conclude the Stephen Chow run as Do Sing, the Saint Of Gamblers, and talk of his time travel adventure back to Shanghai IN God Of Gamblers Part III – Back To Shanghai. And the final review will be the 1996 Wong Jing directed prequel to the events in his classic 1989 movie called God Of Gamblers 3 – The Early Stage. Starring Leon Lai as a young Ko Chun

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Podcast On Fire 194: Gambling Season – All For The Winner & God Of Gamblers II

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Welcome to part 2 of our God of Gamblers series retrospective and after covering the Chow Yun-fat run of movies in the form of 1989’s God of Gamblers and 1994’s God of Gamblers’ Return, we turn from God to Saint and the Stephen Chow run. In 1990 Stephen Chow broke through as a comedy superstar playing the Saint Of Gamblers in All For The Winner directed by Jeff Lau and Corey Yuen. Setting off a long series of successful comedies and being dubbed the king mo lei tau comedy. Then the universes merged in the the same year for God Of Gamblers II, with Chow reprising his Saint role and being paired up with Andy Lau’s Knife from God Of Gamblers. Instant success, headed by Wong Jing. Sound confusing? Well, we’ll break it for ya. With Kenny B and Paul Fox.

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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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