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Tag: Jingle Ma

Podcast On Fire 283: The Storm Riders & Goodbye Mr. Cool

After chopping away on the mean streets of Hong Kong for director Andrew Lau, Ekin took the leap onto the big green screen for the director in the 1998 Wuxia film The Storm Riders. Also, an adult triad punk tries to do good in Jingle Ma’s Goodbye Mr. Cool. Talking to you during this Ekin Hour is Kenny B, Phil G and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at, 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

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Assassins Blade (2008)

Assassins Blade tells the fable of Zhu Yanzhi (Charlene Choi), an adventurous young girl who poses as a man in order to get taught martial arts from the best. She taken under the wing of schools “Big Bro” – Zhongshan (Wu Zun), after Yanzhi’s identity is revealed a beautiful relationship blossom between the couple. Although Yanzhi is unaware that her family has already prepared an arranged marriage…

Jingle Ma delivers a light hearted romance martial arts. When originally released in Hong Kong back in 2008 the movie was known as “The Butterfly Lovers”, but with the UK release it needed spiced up a little, hence “ASSASSIN$ BLADEZ$Z!” retitled and the Curse of the Golden Flower style cover art. The story of the butterfly lovers has been reincarnated, time and time again with movies in crossing over the 1930’s to the 1940’s. Has this 2008 update done them justice? Read More

Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 30 – Style over substance and Asian hair…


The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Kenny B, Mike Banner and James Aylmore. Talking last movies watched (including ninja movies and a spotlight on Korean’s obsession with fox spirits on TV), we also tackle topics and questions such as favourite style over substance-films.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed.

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