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Podcast On Fire 307: Knock Off, Enter The Eagles & House Of Fury

Our series on the films of Michael Wong comes to a close. Will he be Wong or Wrong? A trio of movies is up for review, starting with the Tsui Hark, Jean-Claude Van Damme visual treat that is Knock Off. Going from Hong Kong to Prague, Michael teams up with Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon for Enter The Eagles and doing his best Blofeld from a wheelchair, Michael has revenge on his mind and his target is a kung fu fighting family in House Of Fury.

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 whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/on the script of Knock Off, production background
32m 06s – Knock Off review
68m 52s – Enter The Eagles review
106m 36s – Stephen Fung biography
113m 34s – House Of Fury review

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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 Network Bonus Episode 33: Members Only Archive Dusted #12


Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 42 (which became Japan On Fire 2) and 43 from 2009 with Stoo, Kenny B, James Aylmore and Mike Banner, this collection feature tangents and outtakes concerning classic Japanese cinema in the form of Female Prisoner Scorpion, Magic Crystal, Jimmy Wang Yu’s behavior shooting The Man From Hong Kong, classic UK sitcoms, sex and chopsticks.

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Podcast On Fire 215: The Dynasty Report – Dragon Blade & Sara

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The Dynasty Report goes international to a degree with a review of Jackie Chan’s box office hit Dragon Blade from 2015. Acting against John Cusack and Adrien Brody, let’s examine how East meets West in this period actioner. Also, the review of movie number 8 trillion on director Herman Yau’s filmography in the form of the Category III rated drama Sara.

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 43: Urban Hong Kong Celebrity Survivor

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Sans Mike Banner, Stoo and Ken are joined by James Aylmore but before, Ken feels the need to spoil the entire plot of Scared Stiff (starring Eric Tsang, Miu Kiu-Wai and Chow Yun-Fat) so if you desperately want to avoid hearing about its ending (you should in some ways avoid the flick to tell you the truth), skip listening between 00:03:00 to the 00:20:00. We will then be back to discuss the latest development in the already old Edison Chen Sexy Photo Gate. Next development: You’re off the island, son!

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House of Fury (2005)

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Plot: Former secret agent Yue Siu-Bo (Anthony Wong) is now retired and now lives his life as a chiropractor. One day he is confronted by a wheelchair bound man called Rocco (Michael Wong), Rocco suffers from a severed spine which paralyzed his body and this was done deliberately when he was on a mission for the CIA. His mission was to assassinate terrorists who bombed a hotel in the Philippines. What he didn’t know is that an Chinese agent by the name of ‘Tai Chi-Lung’ was sent to stop him. Crippled by Tai Chi-Lung, Rocco seeks revenge on his crippler and he belives that Siu-Bo know’s where he’s hiding. Siu-Bo plays the fool and tells Rocco he’s got the wrong guy. Rocco leaves but he warns him that ‘he’ll be back’.

Instead of Rocco returning four of his kung fu fighting henchmen appear in his absence and deliver a firm ass kicking the secret agent. Now kidnapped his two children, Nicky (Stephen Fung) & Natalie (Gillian Chung) must find a way to save their father. Read the rest of this entry »

Beyond Our Ken (2004)

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Plot: Shirley (Hong Tao) a karaoke waitress leads a perfectly normal love life with her fireman boyfriend – Ken (Daniel Wu). One day she is confronted by Chan Wai-Ching (Gillian Chung), Ching is Ken’s ex-girlfriend.

She tells her Shirley that Ken is a bad guy. She tell’s her when they were a couple, Ken took nude photographs of her. Soon after taking the pictures he dumps her and posts the photograph’s over the internet. This soon get’s out of control when it turns out that those photo’s caused Ching to loose her job as a teacher.

Ching no longer cares about Ken, but she want’s those photo’s back, She convinces Shirley to help her sneak into Ken’s apartment and destroy these photo’s which are stored on his computer. Shirley agree’s to help as she feel’s she might be led down the path.

Together they plot against Ken and it only looks like they’ve skimmed the surface. Read the rest of this entry »

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