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Posts Tagged ‘Divergence’

Podcast On Fire 288: Divergence, Rule #1 & Full Strike

The final verdict, final judgement is being handed in in this the finale to our Ekin Cheng movie review series, dubbed The Ekin Hour. Will he be Ekin or Achin? First up is Benny Chan’s action thriller Divergence featuring an emotional Aaron Kwok and a lot of standing and sitting still by Ekin. Together with Shawn Yue at the MAD section of the police force, he chases ghosts in the award winning Rule #1 and reformed triads take up badminton in Full Strike. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.co.uk.

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.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Divergence production background and reception.
20m 30s – Divergence review.
54m 07s – Kelvin Tong biography and discussion, Rule #1 reception.
59m 07s – Rule #1 review.
91m 06s – Derek Kwok and Henri Wong biography and discussion.
102m 58s – Full Strike review.

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The Top 50 Hong Kong Movies of the Decade (#30-21)

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We’re at the half way mark. I’ve gotten my hoped for death threats, so these articles aren’t a waste of time. If you haven’t read the first part of this series of articles; Click Here and the second part can be found here; Click Here.

This part of the list has everything in it, Ekin Cheng! Donnie Yen! More Ekin and more Donnie! Find out were below. Read the rest of this entry »

Podcast On Fire 53: The John Kreng Interview Part 1 + body fluids

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Before the main attraction, Stoo and Ken go over Last Movies Watched and beware that the word sperm is going to be used frequently as Ken dissects Andrew Lau’s Lover Of The Last Empress (clip imbedded below of the best bit from the film) while Stoo has opened his present from Mike Banner. Also featuring part 1 of Stoo’s interview with John Kreng, action choreographer and author of “Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue”. For this show, John takes us back to the set of Tsui Hark’s The Master (starring Jet Li). Read the rest of this entry »

Divergence (2005)

Plot: Divergence is the Mr. Suen (Aaron Kwok) a troubled cop whose job seems to getting worse and worse as the witness he’s protecting is sniped by the deadly – Coke (Daniel Wu). Suen’s boss isn’t happy with the witness dead, this now gives them no evidence against the millionaire – Mr. Yiu. Read the rest of this entry »

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