Posts Tagged ‘Francis Ng’

The Director’s Series 25: Ringo Lam – Full Alert

Ringo Lam returns to Hong Kong after his Hollywood adventure in multi-nominated, cops and robbers style. Lau Ching-wan vs Francis Ng, the stage is set. This is The Director’s 25 on Ringo Lam’s Full Alert. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Quick-Takes: Replicant & Looking For Mr. Perfect
18m 00s – Ringo Lam interview excerpts and notes on Full Alert
25m 25s – Lau Ching-wan biography
35m 03s – Full Alert review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 40: Members Only Archive Dusted #16

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 53, 56 and 57 with Stoo, Kenny B, John Kreng, James Aylmore, Paul Loudon and Mike Banner from 2009, this collection feature tangents and outtakes involving John dropping inspiration, some foul language that Ken requested, last movies watched involves Ip Man and dramatic turns from Chingmy Yau. The gang also talks beloved Korean cinema and Mike Banner looks forward to the then pending Ong Bak 2 on the big screen.

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Podcast On Fire 265: Young And Dangerous & Fong Sai Yuk II

It’s the start of the adventures of the young, mostly impossibly handsome triad punks and their journey towards rising in the ranks of the Hung Hing triad society and that comes in the form of Young And Dangerous from 1996. We also take a look at the follow up to the Jet Li vehicle Fong Sai Yuk that comes in the form of Fong Sai Yuk II. With Kenny B 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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Podcast On Fire 216: Duel To The Death & Infernal Affairs II

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We go back to 1983’s Duel To The Death where director Ching Siu-tung shows us fun with swords, ninjas, gore and maturity mixed into all of it?! Another crew that goes back is the Infernal Affairs-one. Expanding the legend and the theme of continuous hell, Infernal Affairs II takes our moles, cops and gangsters back to 1991. With Kenny B and Phil G.

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 21: Members Only Archive Dusted #5

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Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) from Podcast On Fire 20 and 21 (available in the Cast From The Past archive) from 2008 with Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner and James Aylmore, this collection feature tangents and outtakes on at the time recent Dragon Dynast releases, Dance-movies with Richard Gere and Francis Ng, Stoo’s frustration with Taiwanese arthouse and Mike tackling the subject of Wong Jing.

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This Week In Sleaze 21: Remains Of A Woman & Legal Innocence

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Let’s talk fucking that happened for real once again! But also award winning fucking…again. Like on our The Untold Story & The Rapist episode, we’re heading into areas where Hong Kong filmmakers took real life crimes and depicted those stories on the big screen and once again, one of those efforts got an award. This episode Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal are therefore talking Clarence Fok’s Remains Of A Woman and Cha Chuen-yee’s Legal Innocence, and the real crime and court case movies are based on.

Editor’s note: Pardon the audio quality at points where we get loud, tried to reduce that as much as I could in post:

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group (NEW) or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/.

Running times:
10m 40s – Remains Of A Woman/Legal Innocence true crime background
39m 35s – James Pax bio/discussion
45m 32s – Carrie Ng bio/discussion
53m 50s – Remains Of A Woman review
82m 30s – Francis Ng bio/discussion
89m 14s – Cecilia Yiop bio/discussion
92m 30s – Legal Innocence review

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Podcast On Fire 155: Wo Hu & Triad

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Stoo and Andy step out from behind the kung fu movies screen to tackle some triads! Well, their movies at least so up for discussion is Wo Hu (2006) and Triad (2012).  We also introduce THE SCOTTISH PODCAST ON FIRE: ASIAN MOVIE CHART!

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group (NEW) or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/.

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