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Tag: Hong Kong

Podcast On Fire 336: From Beijing With Love

His name is Chow. Stephen Chow. Comedy-star turned director takes aim at the global phenomenon that is the James Bond franchise, with sprinklings of his personal comedy-stylings in From Beijing With Love from 1994. Kenny B, Paul Fox and Kevin Ma discusses the film’s impact, political satire and why it could never be made today. Read More

Podcast On Fire 335: Miracles

Jackie Chan does Frank Capra and Jackie Chan, producing the most lavish film of his career in the process. With Kenny B and one half of The Lager Logs and the idea man that kickstarted Podcast On Fire: Stewart Sutherland. Read More

Podcast On Fire 334: Dangerous Encounter – 1st Kind

Mr. Super Happy Fun Guy Tsui Hark has entered the chat and gives us the most nihilistic film of his career. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Action For Everyone podcast. Read More

Podcast On Fire 333: We’re Going To Eat You

It’s a meat and kung fu frenzy as Tsui Hark goes cannibal action comedy on us in We’re Going To Eat You. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Action For Everyone podcast. Read More

This Week In Sleaze 68: Kidnap Of Wong Chak Fai

True life Hong Kong crime on film is a staple of Category III film but often in a grisly manner. Serial killers, rapists, cannibalism, that sort of thing. But crime comes in different forms and in this episode we take a look at the kidnapping case of businessman Teddy Wang. A story adapted into a Jackie Chan film but also into a cheapo Wong Jing film: Kidnap Of Wong Chak Fai. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal. Read More

Podcast On Fire 332: The Dragon Tamers & Princess Chang Ping

After unleashing a violent basher on us in the form of The Young Dragons, John Woo is assigned to Korea to make further, sometimes naked kung-fu as The Dragon Tamers. Also, you know they say John Woo’s films are like bullet opera, like ballet? Well how about an actual opera? Examining 1976’s Princess Chang Ping, with Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Read More