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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 48: The Happiness Of The Katakuris

Kim Jee-woon’s The Quiet Family was so impactful it got a remake. Not an American one but Japan’s Takashi Miike handled it, with a musical and stop motion animated touch.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 46: Members Only Archive Dusted #20

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 66, 75, as well as Japan On Fire 4, 5 and 9 with Kenny B, Stewart Sutherland Mike Banner and John Kreng from 2010 this collection feature tangents and outtakes on the Karate Kid-remake, John Kreng talks to Ken about grindhouse movies such as Bucktown, Daimajin, and a Twitter question concerns cannibalism.

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Japan On Fire 29: Hideo Gosha – The Geisha

After a hiatus, we are back for the finishing stretches of the coverage of the filmmaker responsible for Three Outlaw Samurai, Hitokiri and Onimasa. The next to last episode have us stopping in 1983 and the multi award winning drama about a geisha appropriately called The Geisha. With Kenny B and special guest, co-host and author Robin Gatto.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Robin Gatto interview.
28m 47s – Hideo Gosha biography – The story continues…
60m 51s – Death Shadows quick-take
75m 35s – The Geisha review.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 43: Members Only Archive Dusted #18

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Japan On Fire 6 – 8 with Kenny B, Brian Kirby, Ron Strong and August Ragone from 2010, this collection feature tangents and outtakes on the theme of mostly Japanese tokusatsu entertainment. Topics include lesser Godzilla entries, Taiwanese monster movies, Cloverfield, Gamera and the lost ending to Mothra.

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Podcast On Fire 274: 2018 Christmas Special

It’s Trivia Night this year as well! Listen to the battle between Phil G, Todd Stadtman and late arrival Tom K-W as they and Lord Quizmaster Kenny B close out the year. Also, a Hallmark-movie review. Thank you for your support in 2018 and we’ll be back in January.

Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of 1970s Indian Action Cinema – Amazon

Taiwan Noir 28: Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins & Fantasy Mission Force

Taiwan filmmakers bring to life the manga and anime sensation Dragon Ball as Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins and we also review Chu Yen-ping’s Dirty Dozen style adventure with mahjong playing hopping vampires that arrives in the form of Fantasy Mission Force. Described by many as bonkers and the worst Jackie Chan movie ever. With Kenny B and Todd Stadtman.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Dragon Ball background
24m 40s – Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins review
50m 26s – Chu Yen-ping biography & discussion/Fantasy Mission Force production background
66m 50s – Fantasy Mission Force review

 

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This Week In Sleaze 55: Tightie Whitie Theatre – Revenge: A Love Story & Temptation Summary

Let’s talk some cruel fucking from the new millenium! The nature and cycle of revenge gets a graphic and grim depiction in Wong Ching-po’s Revenge – A Love Story. Pregnant women look away. Seriously. Also, it’s the origin story of one of the most iconic superheroes ever to be put on film and getting his own lavish, majestic widescreen spectacle…. nah just kidding it’s a porn film featuring the Cat III Superman. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal.

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