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Podcast On Fire 279: Return To A Better Tomorrow & Feel 100%

First we went after Alan Tam, then we set our sights on defaming George Lam and now we tackle another uneven actor that we’ve perceived as being harmful to the movie viewing experience. The face of Young And Dangerous, Chan Ho-Nam himself: Ekin Cheng. For episode 1, we look at the modestly titled Return To A Better Tomorrow by Wong Jing, featuring Ekin as our gun toting lead and the comic book adaptation Feel 100% about the trials and tribulations of being a twentysomething. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.co.uk.

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This Week In Sleaze 57: The Supernormal-series

The Hong Kong shockumentary gets a spotlight and while not nasty enough to get a Category III rating, through staged, faked, not so faked footage Feng Shui Master Edward Lee shines a light on fox goblins, fortune telling, stories of scam artists, feng shui, exorcism, haunted mansions and Amy Yip’s breasts. Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal are joined by a special guest as we break down The Supernormal 1 and 2 from the early 90s as well as the recently released third entry.

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Japan On Fire 29: Hideo Gosha – The Geisha

After a hiatus, we are back for the finishing stretches of the coverage of the filmmaker responsible for Three Outlaw Samurai, Hitokiri and Onimasa. The next to last episode have us stopping in 1983 and the multi award winning drama about a geisha appropriately called The Geisha. With Kenny B and special guest, co-host and author Robin Gatto.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Robin Gatto interview.
28m 47s – Hideo Gosha biography – The story continues…
60m 51s – Death Shadows quick-take
75m 35s – The Geisha review.

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Podcast On Fire 278: Broken Arrow & Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

After proving he could generate box office via his American action movie debut Hard Target, John Woo delivered 1996’s Broken Arrow. Also, a little swordplay movie from a Taiwanese director won som Oscars and made money. It’s called Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. Am sure you’ve heard of it. With Kenny B and Dr. Stan Glick.

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Podcast On Fire 277: Young And Dangerous 2 & The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires

The Hung Hing Boys make a quick return to Hong Kong screens but one of them is stuck in Taiwan. This means we’ll take a look at Andrew Lau’s Young And Dangerous 2. Also Hammer Films and Shaw Brothers get to merge their take on depicting vampire battles the Western and Eastern way in The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires from 1974. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Ken’s note: The show was recorded before the blu ray announcement for The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires. Our wish came true.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 44: Three more Korean shorts!

Extending the short movie-coverage in What’s Korean Cinema? 43, Kenny B and Paul Quinn review Kim Ji-woon’s Memories, Park Chan-wook’s Cut and Bong Joon-ho’s Shaking Tokyo. Only some of the biggest Korean directors ever.

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What’s Korean Cinema? 43 – Six Short Films

Korean cinema creativity also goes on in the short movie community, whether the big profiles are experimenting with the format or your lesser known directors. So in this episode we’ll be looking at six different ones using a variety of techniques, going back as far as 2003’s Doggy Poo and up to 2018’s Polaroid. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid’s Paul Quinn.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Sprout review.
28m 03s – Doggy Poo review.
45m 17s – Night Fishing review.
67m 20s – Miss Longlegs review.
80m 25s – Awaiting review
98m 57s – Polaroid review.

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