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Podcast On Fire 306: Knockabout & Monkey Kung Fu

 

It’s Monkey Kung Fu, across Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers in this entry of the Versus Series. First up, Sammo Hung’s 1979 kung fu comedy Knockabout starring Yuen Biao and from Shaw Brothers in the same year, John Law’s Monkey Kung Fu. Featuring in a rare starring role master action director and director Ching Siu-tung. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Knockabout review
44m 25s – Monkey Kung Fu review

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Podcast On Fire 304: One-Armed Swordsman & One-Armed Boxer

Chop Chop. Twice we watch Jimmy Wang Yu lose his arm as we are doing another entry in the Versus Series. He loses it for the first time in 1967’s One-Armed Swordsman at Shaw Brothers for director Chang Cheh and then again in 1972 as he directs himself in One-Armed Boxer. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/One-Armed Swordsman background
26m 13s – One-Armed Swordsman  review
54m 45s – One-Armed Boxer review

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Podcast On Fire 302: 2020 Christmas Special

Together with Kenny B, Phil G, Paul Fox and David Lam, Tom K-W hosts another Asian cinema trivia night as we say goodbye to the strange year that was 2020.

Artwork courtesy of David Lam.

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Podcast On Fire 300: The Wesley’s Mysterious File & A Tale From The East

Andy Lau takes on Ni Kuang’s creation, the adventurer Wesley in Andrew Lau’s The Wesley’s Mysterious File. Cue uncomfortable silence. Also to finish off the series on “the other Wisely films”, we take a look at A Tale From The East from 1990 where the creator plays his creation. With Kenny B, Paul Fox and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/The Wesley’s Mysterious File reception
17m 15s – The Wesley’s Mysterious File review
63m 12s – A Tale From The East review

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Podcast On Fire 299: The Legend Of Wisely & Bury Me High

Hong Kong’s Indiana Jones style adventurer Wisely has been featured on the big screen in movies such as The Seventh Curse and The Cat, both of which have been covered before on the network, but this time we’re diving deeper into the catalogue as we watch Sam Hui chase a dragon pearl in The Legend Of Wisely from 1987. Also, a feng shui blockbuster looking all kinds of expensive in the form of Bury Me High from 1991. With Kenny B, Paul Fox and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Ni Kuang biography and discussion
33m 30s – The Legend Of Wisely review
67m 11s – Tsui Siu-ming discussion
77m 09s – Bury me High review.

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Podcast On Fire 298: Stoner & Shatter

George Lazenby goes to Hong Kong. As does Hammer Films and in 1974 we got a pair up modern-day punch ups where Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers opened their doors to overseas guests. The results were the George Lazenby starrer Stoner at Golden Harvest and Hammer and Shaw Brothers gave us Shatter. This is our Versus-series where we pair up similarly themed movies, movies that deals in similar content and character. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/George Lazenby biography and discussion
22m 26s – Stoner review
50m 03s – Shatter production background
60m 39s – Shatter review

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Podcast On Fire 295: Royal Warriors

Michelle Yeoh battles ex-soldiers turned vicious criminals, joins forces with a Japanese cop who wants out of the game and Michael Wong as Michael Wong either really likes buying flowers or desperately wants into the trousers of Michelle’s character. In the second episode in our series on Michael Wong’s career, we discuss and review David Chung’s Royal Warriors from 1986. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.co.uk. Wong or Wrong?

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.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Royal Warrior notes
26m 13s – Royal Warriors review

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