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Posts Tagged ‘Drama’

Podcast On Fire 319: Fruit Punch

Enterprising, forward thinking youths open a business because money is the future, right? Or is that love and friendship? Starring singers and untested actors, including Leon Lai, this is the opening episode of our examination of the films of one of the Four Heavenly Kings and it comes to you in the form of Clara Law’s 1991 film Fruit Punch.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Leon Lai biography.
23m 08s – Clara Law biography.
37m 00s – Fruit Punch review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 60: Members Only Archive Dusted #25 – Shinjuku Incident

A specially produced bonus episode for Podcast On Fire 82 (previously only available in our members only section of the forum) from 2010, Jackie Chan’s Japan-set gangster drama directed by Derek Yee is discussed by Stoo and Kenny B.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 59: In Harm’s Way (aka The Chinese Widow, aka The Hidden Soldier)

The internet said Mabel Cheung co-wrote this Chinese war romance directed by a Danish filmmaker and starring the girl who would be Mulan. Turns out the internet was wrong but we chatted about the film with at least three titles anyway.

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The Director’s Series 34: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law FINALE – A Tale Of Three Cities

Mabel Cheung and Alex Law make their Jackie Chan movie but it’s the story of his parents and China’s turbulent history… in feature form. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/The Story Of O (short film) review.
15m 49s – Production background, Tang Wei’s blacklisting, box office.
26m 50s – A Tale Of Three Cities  review

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Podcast On Fire 309: Spacked Out

A podcast that originally was supposed to be on the Spectrum blu ray of Spacked Out, Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast discuss the Johnnie To produced Category III rated youth drama from director Lawrence Lau.

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The Director’s Series 33: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Echoes Of The Rainbow

Alex Law sits in the director’s chair for the first time since the 90s and saves a local Hong Kong street, in real life in the process. Also awards and stuff for 2010’s Echoes Of The Rainbow. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/background and reception of Echoes Of The Rainbow
22m 36s – Echoes Of The Rainbow  review

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Podcast On Fire 304: One-Armed Swordsman & One-Armed Boxer

Chop Chop. Twice we watch Jimmy Wang Yu lose his arm as we are doing another entry in the Versus Series. He loses it for the first time in 1967’s One-Armed Swordsman at Shaw Brothers for director Chang Cheh and then again in 1972 as he directs himself in One-Armed Boxer. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Music courtesy of Brian Kirby whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/One-Armed Swordsman background
26m 13s – One-Armed Swordsman  review
54m 45s – One-Armed Boxer review

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