Posts Tagged ‘Ekin Cheng’
The first one ka-ching but awful, the second one ka-ching but awful, the third haaaalf-ching but awful. Three strikes for Wong Jing and his From Vegas To Macau-franchise so is this it then? Who knows but maybe it’s the last time Paul Fox and Dr. David Lam will review one of these movies before moving on and out of celluloid hell. Also reviewed, a Hong Kong badminton movie from a Best Picture winning director in the form of Full Strike, starring Ekin Cheng and Josie Ho.
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The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner and James Aylmore. Talking last movies watched (including an Ekin Cheng mermaid movie), listener questions about introductions to Asian cinema and favourite dramatic actors out of Hong Kong.
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Stoo and Andy return to provide you with your dose of Caucasian and Asian in a podcast! Touching upon The Walking Dead (after the credits there’s discussion of the mid-season finale), End Of Watch and thoughts on trailers for Snitch and Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmasters, feature topic comes in the form of a look back on Andrew Lau’s special effects, fantasy extravaganza Stormriders.
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Kamui: The Lone Ninja tells the story of a young breakaway ninja portrayed by Death Note star Ken’ichi Matsuyama. Constantly under the threat of assassination, Kamui flees from his clan in search of freedom, something other meaning to life.
He chooses to resides at a sleepy fishing village ran by the Watari clan, although trouble seems to be following Kamui in the form of an old rival from his childhood. Read the rest of this entry »
This is hopefully the first Young & Dangerous article to those who haven’t the slightest clue about this amazing series of table tossing triads and reoccurring nemeses. Yes everything from triad lackey Chan Ho-Nam to the legendary nose picker – Tai Fai is explained here. Read the rest of this entry »
Lord Godless (Simon Yam), an evil Japanese Warlord who is close to conquering China, but the only thing stopping him is the reunion of Wind (Ekin Cheng) and Cloud (Aaron Kwok). With their powers combined they still isn’t enough to defeat the deadly Warlord. Seeking guidance from Lord Wicked, a master of a deadly dark martial arts form, but he is only willing to teach it those that can handle their power as this evil art could consume its host turning him to a killing machine!
Wind is chosen to learn the dark arts where as Cloud is taught martial arts from his original master, Nameless, who has a theory that if Wind and Cloud combine their power, they can put Lord Godless’s reign to an end. Read the rest of this entry »
Manga Entertainment have wrangled the rights and now releasing “Kamui: The Lone Ninja” on DVD and Blu-Ray this August.
Based on the famous Manga series written by Sanpei Shirato, “All Under the Moon” director Yoichi Sai. The movie is lined up with the cream of the crop in Japanese Cinemas next generation of big actors; Death Notes; Ken’ichi Matsuyama, Sukiyaki Western Django’s Koichi Sat as well as Ekin Cheng. Yes you read that right, Hong Kongs own; Ekin Cheng makes an appearance in this movie, I don’t know yet how long an appearance the main man has but hey, my opinion of this movie has improved 100% already.
Kamui: The Lone Ninja is set for a UK release on August 9th on – £19.99 on Bluray and £15.99 on DVD.