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The Director’s Series 29: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – An Autumn’s Tale

After receiving her first Hong Kong Film Award as Best New Director, Mabel Cheung and her filmmaking and life partner didn’t go back to Hong Kong to expand. No, they stuck to New York, brought over elite talent and an undeniable screen couple to make An Autumn’s Tale. Considered both one of the best Hong Kong movies ever but also a perfect date movie. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Painted Faces Quick-Take
24m 35s – Expanded Mabel Cheung and Alex biography
30m 10s – An Autumn’s Tale production background, reception, actors
55m 18s – An Autumn’s Tale review

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Podcast On Fire 293: When Taekwondo Strikes & Heroes Of The East

Continuing the Versus Series, lined up for review is Golden Harvest’s 1973 Angela Mao movie When Taekwondo Strikes. She might take your head off, fighting on the side of the Korean people against the Japanese. Also, in Heroes Of The East, Lau Kar-Leung depicts Chinese versus Japanese martial arts in a more nuanced and friendly way. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/When Taekwondo Strikes background and review
57m 41 – Heroes Of The East review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 51: Members Only Archive Dusted #22

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 77 with Stewart Sutherland, Mike Maley and James Aylmore from 2010. This collection feature tangents and outtakes out of our second Jackie Chan special where we talk Sammo Hung’s treatment of women, the good and the bad from the world of audio commentaries, dvd releases in the UK and Miracles gets an extended chat.

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Podcast On Fire 292: Legacy Of Rage

The man with the lack of Cantonese (and according to some, acting ability) but present in classic Hong Kong cinema, Michael Wong has built his image over the years, hitting it big as an SDU officer in the 90s before finding the airways of love. In this series we take a look at 9 of his movies to determine statistically whether he’s any good or not. Therefore, will he be Wong or Wrong in the end? For the opening episode, we’ll be taking a look at a movie where his co-star got the most attention though as son of Bruce Lee Brandon Lee makes his Hong Kong action debut in 1986’s Legacy Of Rage. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Michael Wong biography and discussion.
39m 36s – Legacy Of Rage making of notes.
50m 32s – Legacy Of Rage 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.

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What’s Korean Cinema? EXTRA – Parasite

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite has opened in UK cinemas so Kenny B and Paul Quinn sit down to discuss the record breaking 2019 South Korean movie. The main discussion contains mild to medium spoilers and the chat after the outro music contain major spoilers.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro
20m 30s – Parasite review.
67m 11s – Parasite spoiler-notes.

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Podcast on Fire 290: Enter The Dragon

Bruce Lee takes a leap onto the world stage in the international martial arts picture Enter The Dragon. He unfortunately doesn’t live to see its success or legacy. With Kenny B and the Podcast On Fire Network founder Stewart Sutherland returns. He also met Bolo.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Enter The Dragon background
20m 18s – Enter The Dragon review

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