Posts Tagged ‘Drama’

What’s Korean Cinema? 27 – Declaration Of Idiot

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On this episode, we go back to 1983’s Declaration Of Idiot, directed by Lee Jang-ho. A silly, little art film from a director who didn’t want anyone to like it. It’s now considered a classic.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Production-background
28m 32s – Lee Jang-ho biography & discussion
41m 40s – Declaration Of Idiot review

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Podcast On Fire 232: The Bodyguard & Police Story 2013

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This episode we’re looking at recent/somewhat recent efforts from giant innovators of Hong Kong action cinema… now in their elder years. Sammo Hung returns to the directing chair for the first time in nearly 20 years to divide his time between drama and action in The Bodyguard and Jackie Chan extends the Police Story film series in Police Story 2013. With Kenny B and Eastern Film Fans head honcho Phil G.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 30: Members Only Archive Dusted #9

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Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 29, 30 and 31 (available in the Cast From The Past archive) from 2008 with Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner, Phil G and Jeff Wildman. This collection feature tangents and outtakes concerning last movies watched, movies to watch in the future (that idea gives birth to a funny name), bad cover art and sports hooligans.

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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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What’s Korean Cinema? 23 – Madame Aema

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Sexual awakening after a lifeless marriage… excuse for T & A or an attempt to deconstruct in a mature AND adult way? We’ll see what 1982’s Madam Aema holds as we review and discuss it.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Movie-series and censorship background
24m 48s – Jeong In-yeob biography & discussion
28m 49s – Madam Aema review

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Podcast On Fire 215: The Dynasty Report – Dragon Blade & Sara

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The Dynasty Report goes international to a degree with a review of Jackie Chan’s box office hit Dragon Blade from 2015. Acting against John Cusack and Adrien Brody, let’s examine how East meets West in this period actioner. Also, the review of movie number 8 trillion on director Herman Yau’s filmography in the form of the Category III rated drama Sara.

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The Director’s Series 18: David Chiang – Will Of Iron

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For our next episode covering the directing career of martial arts superstar David Chiang, he furthers his working relationship with Bill Tung and gets the superstars to act in his attempt at being a rooted, gloomy filmmaker. A filmmaker not afraid to be pleasant and also nihilistic to a degree, this is The Director’ Series 18 on David Chiang’s Will Of Iron.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Bill Tung biography/discussion
13m 55s – Quick-Takes: My Dear Son & When East Meets West
26m 37s – Will Of Iron review

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