Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 31: Members Only Archive Dusted #10

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 32, 35 (available in the Cast From The Past archive) and 36 (available here) from 2008 with Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner. This collection feature tangents and outtakes concerning last movies watched (including Kiki’s Delivery Service and several Shawn Yue movies), Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and condoms included with dvd-purchases.

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Taiwan Noir 24: Mars Men & Superriders Against The Devils

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The Asian film industry of the mid 70s was infused with the spirit of sharing–or, at least, borrowing. And often without permission. One of the results of this was a series of incredibly strange hybrid superhero films that were just as likely to include figures from Thai folklore as they were mad scientists and damsels in distress. In this episode therefore we’ll be discussing two of these pan-Asian franken-films, Mars Men and Superriders Against The Devils.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Mars Men background/The story of Sompote Sands
32m 38s – Mars Men review
57m 50s – Kamen Rider & Superriders Against The Devils background
63m 00s – Superriders Against The Devils review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 27: Sabu – Chasuke’s Journey

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We hinted at it being announced and also being completed by the time we capped off our series on Japanese filmmaker Sabu and since it has arrived on English subtitled dvd and Blu Ray, it’s time to watch and review his 2015 fantasy, comedy, drama, goofy time…essentially there’s a lot of movie here called Chasuke’s Journey.

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Japan On Fire 26: Hideo Gosha – Hitokiri

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For our second episode in the series about director Hideo Gosha, we stay in samurai territory, watching the of shape his often intense, downbeat, dirty, grimey voice even more. With focus on 1969’s Hitokiri, we also track progress via quick reviews of the works in the wake of his debut Three Outlaw Samurai covered last episode.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story continues…
21m 29s – Sword Of The Beast & Goyokin quick-takes.
46m 22s – Shintaro Katsu biography biography/discussion.
60m 55s – Hitokiri review.

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Japan On Fire 25: Hideo Gosha – Three Outlaw Samurai

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Hideo Gosha saw samurai cinema and cinema in general and its world in a more dirty, gritty and cynical way, starting with 1964’s Three Outlaw Samurai. Kenny B and VCinema’s Coffin Jon start a new Japan On Fire director’s series in bloody, black and white-fashion.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story so far…
18m 47s – Samurai Wolf 1 and 2 quick-takes.
38m 16s – Three Outlaw Samurai review

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Taiwan Noir 20: The Child Of Peach

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Grabbing an icon from Japanese folklore and putting a Taiwan reefer madness spin on it, this is the type of fantasy with exploding heads, tiny cocks and dangerous fire stunts filmmakers gave to their young audience. Plus creepy peach puppet in the 1987’s fantasy spectacle The Child Of Peach.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Momotaro/Peach Boy background
22m 23s – Actress Lin Shao-luo and director Chen Chun-liang discussion
36m 32s – The Child Of Peach review

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The Golden Ninja Podcast 9: Savior Of The Earth & Space Thunder Kids

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The evil forces of the Dark Emperor threaten the entire universe. It’s the ultimate battle between good and evil, freedom and oppression. Will the courage of a brave few be enough to win the day?

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