Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Japan On Fire 28: Your Name.

We do a little unscheudled stop into anime and the 2016 blockbuster Your Name from director Makato Shinkai. With Kenny B and roped in to inform, help out and review is East Screen West Screen’s Paul Fox.

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.

Running times:
00m 00s – Makoto Shinkai biography/discussion.
19m 19s – Your Name review

Show Links: Read the rest of this entry »

Podcast On Fire 247: God Of War

Vincent Zhao and Sammo Hung take on Japanese pirates led by Yasuaki Kurata in Gordon Chan’s Mainland epic God Of War. With Kenny B who also speaks about Police Story on VHS, romantic anime and Donnie Yen’s Kung Fu Jungle.

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.

Show Links: Read the rest of this entry »

Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 36: Members Only Archive Dusted #14

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 47, 48 and 49 with Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner and Adam Torel of Third Window Films from 2009, this collection feature tangents and outtakes concerning then current release news from CineAsia, Drunken Master II, awards season, annoying comedy-actors, classic Korean cinema such as JSA, how Ken got burned by an ebay seller and we weigh in (probably yet again) on the Edison Chen photo-scandal.

Click to play in web-browser (to download right click and save)

Japan On Fire 27: Hideo Gosha – Onimasa

We jump ahead to the 80s resurgence of Hideo Gosha! Different style of filmmaking to a degree, different topics and characters to craft character-based cinema out of, in Onimasa we will talk of perhaps, the most gentle Hideo Gosha movie to date. With Kenny B and VCinema’s Coffin Jon.

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.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story continues…
22m 00s – Cash Calls Hell & Violent Streets quick-takes.
42m 12s – Onimasa production background.
55m 27s – Onimasa review.

Show Links: Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Click to play in web-browser (to download right click and save)

Taiwan Noir 24: Mars Men & Superriders Against The Devils

tn24

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.

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.

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

Show Links:

Read the rest of this entry »

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

pofnbonus27

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.

Click to play in web-browser (to download right click and save)

Follow us on:
The Podcast On Fire Network Shows
More about our Network…

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!

Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Fund
For full information click above. If you wish to donate via PayPal.
Google Ad