Posts Tagged ‘Derek Yee’

Podcast On Fire 244: Melodrama Season FINALE – Lost In Time & Lost And Found

Welcome to the conclusion of Melodrama Season and while there’s still terminal disease in the air, one director tries to nurse his character back to life again in a different way and proves that even though he’s dead, Louis Koo will get third billing. That and more in our review and discussion of Derek Yee’s Lost In Time from 2003. Also Michael Wong as a Scotsman and Kelly Chen gets cancer in Lost And Found. With Kenny B and special co-host Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen – Podcast.

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Podcast On Fire 242: Melodrama Season – C’est La Vie Mon Cheri & All About Ah Long

We’ve done Vampire, Jackie Chan and Gambling Season before but now for three episodes of Podcast On Fire, we look at a group of tear jerkers out of Hong Kong cinema. We open in 1993 the multiple award winner C’est La Vie, Mon Cheri, by Derek Yee. Also, Johnnie To directs Chow Yun-fat all the way to a Best Actor statue at the Hong Kong Film Awards in All About Ah Long from 1989. With Kenny B and special co-host Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast and Asia In Cinema.

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Podcast On Fire 225: The Lunatics & The Replacement Killers

pofLUNATICSREPLACEMENTOne starts off his directing career with a distressing, social drama, another goes West so on this episode of we take a look at Derek Yee’s directorial debut The Lunatics and Chow Yun-Hollywood debut in the form of The Replacement Killers. Special co-host, Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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This Week In Sleaze 24: Tightie White Theatre – The Legend Of An Erotic Movie Star & Temptation Summary II

 

twis24Let’s talk about how fucking is made! Yes, this Tightie Whitie Theater contains looks at two movies about making Category III movies. The commercial adults only genre, tag, symbol breaking the 4th wall a bit and making satire? Or what are they aiming for here? Is it just regular sleaze with a cute gimmick that’s merely an excuse for T & A? Latter is a yes at least for The Legend Of An Erotic Movie Star from 1993 and Temptation Summary II from 1991.

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The Shinjuku Incident (2009)

Every year thousands of Chinese immigrate to Japan in hope of finding a better life for themselves. Our leading man, Steelhead (Jackie Chan) immigrates to Japan in-search of his partner, who traveled to Japan to visit her auntie and never returned. He takes refuge with his young cousin Jie (Daniel Wu) in a tiny apartment filled with dozen other Chinese immigrates.

When discovering that his partner has married and started a new life with wealthy Yakuza under-boss, Eguichi, Steelhead moves on and begins a life of crime where he and his Chinese brothers work their way up through the Yakuza, soon achieving full control of the Shinjuku district of Tokyo.

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The Shinjuku Incident gets a UK Release!

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Sourcing Information via Facebook (!?) Cine-Asia have required the rights to publish Derek Yee’s “The Shinjuku Incident” to the Unired Kindgom, quoting;

We are proud to announce that Cine-Asia has just acquired the rights to Jackie Chan’s latest thriller, ‘The Shinjuku Incident’.

Since I haven’t seen this movie yet, I have no comment, but I have included the trailer after jump. I will be ordering the UK release of this flick for certain! No Pre-Order date has been set, but once we know, we will post it! Read the rest of this entry »

2 Young (2005)

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Plot: The life’s of two young teenagers – Fu (Jaycee Chan) and Nam (Fiona Sit) lives could be more different. Fu comes from a poor working class family, his mother work two jobs, his father works as a mini bus driver and yet they could only afford to life in a small flat in a large tenement building. Where as Nam is the daughter of a wealthy barrister, he and his wife spend all their time away on business leaving Nam in the care of their servants.

Both of their lives suddenly change when they begin dating. Nam’s parents disapprove of Fu thinking that he’s only after one thing. Yet the opposite happens Fu introduces Nam to his parents, they are so proud that their son has found a lovely young lady to court.

When Fu and Nam go camping to celebrate the new year and they both get drunk. One thing leads to another and Nam falls pregnant. As you can expect both families are furious at them. Nam’s father orders her to move to America and have an abortion, but she refuses. Both Nam and Fu decide to run away and attempt to live life on their own without support from their families. With money running low and Nam getting more pregnant by the day you can tell right away this wont be easy. Read the rest of this entry »

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