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Podcast On Fire 297: Young And Dangerous 5 & The Legendary “Tai Fei”

The 5th entry in the Young And Dangerous triad saga appeared in 1998. So as the series and the Hung Hing boys grow older, how’s the quality at this point? Find out as we discuss Young And Dangerous 5. And in 1999,  someone thought it would be a good idea to give greasy haired, nose picking Tai Fei his grand spin off back story so Anthony Wong came back as the rather memorable, loud but morally upright triad character Tai Fei for his own film The Legendary “Tai Fei”. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Young And Dangerous 5 review
61m 05s – The Legendary “Tai Fei” review

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Podcast On Fire 291: Young And Dangerous 4 & Portland Street Blues

The Hung Hing boys are back in Young And Dangerous 4 and also satires and spin-off movies were trickling into the market place by this point. Including the 1998 award winner Portland Street Blues where we see the origin story of Sandra Ng as the lesbian boss Sister 13. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Young And Dangerous 4 review.
48m 52 – Sandra Ng discussion and Portland Street Blues background.
61m 30s – Portland Street Blues review.

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 Network Bonus Episode 50: Claustrophobia & Break Up 100

An unofficial episode of The Ekin Hour, Kenny B and Phil G talk the reverse/flashback drama Claustrophobia from 2008 and Ekin opens a café and breaks up with his girlfriend a lot in Break Up 100 from 2014.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Ivy Ho biography/Claustrophobia background
7m 45s – Claustrophobia review
41m 13s – Lawrence Cheng biography
45m 42s – Break Up 100 review

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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Podcast On Fire 286: Young And Dangerous 3 & The Miracle Fighters

For the third time in 1996, the Hung Hing boys have themselves another triad adventure and quest for box office. We review and discuss Andrew Lau’s Young And Dangerous 3 in the first half of the show. Also the Yuen Clan take their crazy pills and goes off to make movies. This time supernatural, comedic shenanigans in the form of 1982’s The Miracle Fighters. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Ken’s note: Young And Dangerous 3 is actually available on dvd and blu ray. That info didn’t make it to the availability section.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Young And Dangerous 3 review
55m 22s – The Miracle Fighters review

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 285: My Wife Is 18 & The Twins Effect

From husband and wife to brother and sister and vampire hunters, the next part of The Ekin Hour is a double bill of Ekin Cheng and Charlene Choi pair ups. First in My Wife Is 18 a 30 year old Ekin marries an 18 year old Charlene Choi and then Ekin busts some vampire heads….mainly with the other Twin Gillian Chung in The Twins Effect. 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/My Wife Is 18 review
42m 40s – The Twins Effect production background.
51m 24s – The Twins Effect review.

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Podcast On Fire 283: The Storm Riders & Goodbye Mr. Cool

After chopping away on the mean streets of Hong Kong for director Andrew Lau, Ekin took the leap onto the big green screen for the director in the 1998 Wuxia film The Storm Riders. Also, an adult triad punk tries to do good in Jingle Ma’s Goodbye Mr. Cool. Talking to you during this Ekin Hour is Kenny B, Phil G 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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