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Podcast On Fire 288: Divergence, Rule #1 & Full Strike

The final verdict, final judgement is being handed in in this the finale to our Ekin Cheng movie review series, dubbed The Ekin Hour. Will he be Ekin or Achin? First up is Benny Chan’s action thriller Divergence featuring an emotional Aaron Kwok and a lot of standing and sitting still by Ekin. Together with Shawn Yue at the MAD section of the police force, he chases ghosts in the award winning Rule #1 and reformed triads take up badminton in Full Strike. 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/Divergence production background and reception.
20m 30s – Divergence review.
54m 07s – Kelvin Tong biography and discussion, Rule #1 reception.
59m 07s – Rule #1 review.
91m 06s – Derek Kwok and Henri Wong biography and discussion.
102m 58s – Full Strike review.

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This Week In Sleaze 59: Tightie Whitie Theatre – The Untold Story 2 & Quenchless Desire

Let’s talk some fucking Untold Story resurgence! Bunman becomes Bunwoman and we’ve got ‘Fatal Attraction’ the Hong Kong edition. Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal review The Untold Story 2 and Quenchless Desire.

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/The Untold Story 2 review
54m 11s – Quenchless Desire review

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The Director’s Series 28: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – The Illegal Immigrant

They are partners in life and film and have given us An Autumn’s Tale, Painted Faces and Eight Taels Of Gold over the years. Join Kenny B and Tom K-W for The Director’s Series on Mabel Cheung and Alex Law and we kick off with her 1985 debut feature The Illegal Immigrant. A student film financed by Shaw Brothers and a Hong Kong Film Award winner. Good start.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Mabel Cheung & Alex Law biography and discussion
34m 23s – The Illegal Imigrant review

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This Week In Sleaze 58: Tightie Whitie Theatre – Temptation Of A Monk & Dumplings

Joan Chen is totally nude in Temptation Of A Monk and Miriam Yeung eats aborted babies in Dumplings. Classy, award winning cinema from the minds of Clara Law, Lillian Lee and Fruit Chan. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal.

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.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Clara Law biography
30m 05s – Temptation Of A Monk review
58m 02s – Three/Three Extremes/Dumplings background & Fruit Chan biography
74m 07s – Dumplings review

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Podcast On Fire 287: The Skyhawk & Master Of Kung Fu

We kick off a sub-section of Podcast On Fire dubbed The Versus-Series, where we place content, characters and theme in two respective movies against each other. The first installment concerns Wong Fei-Hung, as envisioned by Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers respectively. 1974’s The Skyhawk starring Kwan Tak-hing as Wong Fei-Hung in one of his many appearances as the classic character is up first and from 1973, we’ll review and discuss Master Of Kung Fu starring studio veteran Ku Feng. 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/The Skyhawk review
50m 23s – The Master Of Kung Fu review.

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Podcast On Fire 286: Young And Dangerous 3 & The Miracle Fighters

For the third time in 1996, the Hung Hing boys have themselves another triad adventure and quest for box office. We review and discuss Andrew Lau’s Young And Dangerous 3 in the first half of the show. Also the Yuen Clan take their crazy pills and goes off to make movies. This time supernatural, comedic shenanigans in the form of 1982’s The Miracle Fighters. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Ken’s note: Young And Dangerous 3 is actually available on dvd and blu ray. That info didn’t make it to the availability section.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Young And Dangerous 3 review
55m 22s – The Miracle Fighters review

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 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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The Podcast On Fire Network aims to provide a large, continually expanding overview of Asian cinema. On the flagshow Podcast On Fire, the big guns out of Hong Kong cinema gets a spotlight through discussion and review while the remainder of the network shows gives you insight into Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese cinema and the history of adult oriented Hong Kong cinema!

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