Posts Tagged ‘Corey Yuen’

Podcast On Fire 237: Fong Sai Yuk & Aces Go Places III: Our Man From Bond Street

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Jet Li plays yet another Chinese folk hero during the busy wire-fu 90s and Cinema City takes the Aces Go Places-series to more firm James Bond-places. This episode therefore we review Corey Yuen’s martial arts comedy Fong Sai Yuk from 1993 and Aces Go Places III, this time directed by Tsui Hark, from 1984. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Podcast On Fire 222: Righting Wrongs & Aces Go Places

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Hong Kong cinema is the cinema of contrasts, often in the same movie but this week, dark is kept to one movie and light within the other. Starting with Corey Yuen’s dark actioner Righting Wrongs where Yuen Biao loses faith in the justice system. And in the second half, the review of Cinema City’s cashcow Aces Go Places. Classic leading man pairing, comedy and internationally flavored stunt work, Hong Kong audiences loved the mix. 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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Podcast On Fire 168: Hong Kong Horror Month – The Rape After & Possessed

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Welcome to Hong Kong Horror Month, our October Extravaganza celebrating Hong Kong horror of the 80s! Our Halloween month if you will. Horror from Hong Kong in particular from the early 80s gave us some of the most intense and nastiest exercises in that genre ever so in this series in all simplicity, we thought it’d be nice to review and discuss some during this horror month of the year. With Kenny B is friend and writer/director John Chance who talks of his filmmaking background, love for horror and the upcoming Indiegogo campaign for his horror movie The Rectory (previously known as Something Like a Phenomenom) before the duo reviews Tom Lau’s 1983 haunted statue movie The Rape After. In the second half, John’s wife Camie Chance recalls the days of discovering horror movies before taking a trip into haunted house/vengeful spirit/Poltergeist rip off known as Possessed from director David Lai.

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.

Running Times:
00m 00s  – Intro/ John Chance interview/THE RECTORY background, Indiegogo campaign pitch
41m 58s  – The Rape After review
83m 50s  – Camie Chance interview
105m 30s – David Lai biography
120m 15s – Possessed review

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Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 24 – Chris Jones Interviewed. Let Awesome commence!

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The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner. Talking last movies watched (including a Shaw Brothers gem), what follows is an interview with UK stuntman Chris Jones talking of his experiences making Blood: The Last Vampire and being directed by Corey Yuen.

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