Posts Tagged ‘Jordan Chan’
The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner. Talking last movies watched (including a pair of bloody and nudity-filled affairs such as Hong Kong Bronx and Bloody Parrot), what follows is a series of listener questions concerning Hong Kong horror films and kung-fu sound effects.
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Kenny B is cheating a little by taking a detour into the 2000’s for the Milkyway Treasures of the 90s but it’s warranted as one of the directors they wished to push and promote was Derek Chiu! Up for review is therefore is his black comedy Comeuppance (2000) and the island set romance Sealed With A Kiss (1999). Neither being conventional or for mainstream consumption. Also in the network updates and last movies watched, hear Kenny’s thoughts on why it’s a good and bad choice to have Hong Kong actors speaking English in yet another Bloodsport clone.
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This is hopefully the first Young & Dangerous article to those who haven’t the slightest clue about this amazing series of table tossing triads and reoccurring nemeses. Yes everything from triad lackey Chan Ho-Nam to the legendary nose picker – Tai Fai is explained here. Read the rest of this entry »
Plot: After receiving a DVD from ‘Ninth Auntie’ (Sandra Ng) housewife’s and girlfriend of four rowdy men (Eric Tsang, Jordan Chan, Cheung Tat-Ming & Wong Yue-Nam) travel to Macau to fool around behind their partners back, going by the terms “Wife’s play so that Husbands stay”.
So fooling around behind your husbands back is the only way to maintain your marriage? As you can expect the men suspect something’s fishy going on and travel to Macau to catch them in the act! Read the rest of this entry »
Men Suddenly In Black is one of the most original films I’ve seen in ages. With a complex, but amusing story of four men attempting to fool around as much as they could before their wife’s return from a 14 hour Buddhism trip to Thailand. After failed attempts in the past, Tin (Eric Tsang) ensures his three companions that they will succeed this time.
They have went to great lengths to ensure victory. Equipped with various types of Viagra, 9 flavored condoms (everyman has his limits), new SIM cards, Cash (instead of using credit cards, where traces can be found) and non attention seeking vehicle, aka Taxi! Read the rest of this entry »
Plot: Yan (Cecilia Chung) is a young doctor at Kau Kei-Ho Charity Hospital. The Kau Kei-Ho hospital is in a terrible state, the doctors don’t do their job, they choose to help the hardly injured patients rather than the serious ones! When patient was comes in after being struck by lightening the doctors and nurses attempt to unload him onto other departments, but no one wants him! Yan finds the sizzled patient and discovers that he is actually man who owns the hospital ‘Sir Kau Kei-Ho’! (Lam Kau) He pleads Yan to turn things around, make the hospital a hospital and not an embarrassment!
Unable to change things herself she convinces greasy haired slacker doctor Jim (Jordan Chan) to help. Although Jim admits he won’t be able to make any difference with out his old colleague Joe.
Joe (Ekin Cheng) left the hospital a few years back, Joe had made a pact with Jim. If the hospital demanded reform, they would resign, so Joe resigned where as Jim said he did but he sent a Christmas Card instead. Since then Joe doesn’t want anything to do with weak willed Jim.
She chose to become a doctor because Joe & Jim saved her life from appendicitis when she was 14. She promised to marry the doctor that shouted “It’s not easy being a doctor!”, although due to the anesthetic she can’t remember which doctor it was.
Yan’s intriguing story convinces Joe to return to Kau Kei-Ho, although will the ‘highest management’ allow it? Read the rest of this entry »
The last in the Young & Dangerous series and boy is it a treat!
Chicken (Jordan Chan) has chosen from the San Luen Gang to marry the daughter of the head Japanese Yamada Gang. The gang is lead by ‘The Director’ Isako Kusaraki (Sonny Chiba). With this married this will sealed a strong friendship between San Luen and The Yamada Societies. Read the rest of this entry »