Posts Tagged ‘Leon Lai’

Podcast On Fire 223: Fearless Hyena & Infernal Affairs III

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One starts off his directing career, another troupe is concluding their crime saga. We are therefore covering Jackie Chan’s directorial debut Fearless Hyena and the finale to the ‘Infernal Affairs’ trilogy where we go back and forward but there is a period put on the continuous hell theme in Infernal Affairs III. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.

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Podcast On Fire 195: Gambling Season FINALE – God Of Gamblers Part III – Back To Shanghai & God Of Gamblers 3 – The Early Stage

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We conclude Gambling Season with God of Gamblers 3 and God of Gamblers 3…..let that sink in for a moment. What that means is we conclude the Stephen Chow run as Do Sing, the Saint Of Gamblers, and talk of his time travel adventure back to Shanghai IN God Of Gamblers Part III – Back To Shanghai. And the final review will be the 1996 Wong Jing directed prequel to the events in his classic 1989 movie called God Of Gamblers 3 – The Early Stage. Starring Leon Lai as a young Ko Chun

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Podcast On Fire 140: Milkyway Treasures FINALE – A Hero Never Dies, Running Out Of Time & The Mission

Bringing the Milkyway Treasures to a close, Kenny B and Tom K-W have a big Johnnie To-90s-A-Thon with A Hero Never Dies, Running Out Of Time and The Mission.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group (NEW) or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/A Hero Never Dies Review
41m 27s – Running Out Of Time Review
71m 43s – The Mission Review

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City Hunter (1993)

Plot: Ryu Saeba (Jackie Chan) is the number one guy when it comes to being a private detective and professional girl chaser, with his partner Makimura (Michael Wong). They make a indestructable duo, until Makimura dies! In Makimuras last words he plays with Ryu to look after his younger sister Kaori (Joey Wong). Although Makimura only has one request, “Keep your hands off her!”.

Saeba agrees with Makimura, until he notices that Kaori is a stunner! Saeba holds a strong face and treats her more of a sister than a girlfriend, yet she is mad for him!

One day Saeba is approached by Mr. Imamura, head of the Imamura Newspaper Company. His daughter, Kiyoko ran away after a family desput, leaving Saeba on a trail to bring her home.

Ryu Saeba ends up on a luxury cruise with Kiyoko and Kaori too has come along, but with her puny twat of a cousin. Which is quite sick when you find out he is in love with her!

Little do they know that the cruise is being taken over by Cornel MacDonald (Richard Norton) and his group of masked terrorists. Although Saeba isnt the crime fighter aboard! Tramp Kao-Ta (Leon Lai) is a fast handed card slinger. There is also sassy cop (Chingmy Yau) and her no-brained big breasted side kick! With this fighting force, they plan on putting MacDonald behind bars, before its too late! Read the rest of this entry »

The Banquet (1991)

Plot: Wealthy property director – Tsang Siu-Chi (Eric Tsang) and his contractor Jacky (Jacky Cheung) managed to buy two of four property’s. When he buy’s all four he plans on knocking them down and replacing them with a grand hotel. Yet his arch rival Hung Tai-Po (Sammo Hung) managed to buy the last two. Both developers wanting to make this grand hotel, they decide to agree on a 50/50 purpose.

When returning home Jacky lets in on a scheme which could land them a nice one billion dollars. The prince of kuwait, Allabarba (George Lam) is coming to Hong Kong to look for a tender for his properties there. Jacky has also done his research, the prince was a menace when he was young never paying attention to his father until after his passing, now he deeply regrets anytime he missed with his father. Now Jacky’s plan for Tsang is to show the prince the strong relationship between him and his father!

The only problem is that Tsang hasn’t seen his father for over ten years. Tsang goes off to find his father with his snobby wife (Carol Cheng), they soon find out that he is living with Tsang’s sister, Gigi (Rosamund Kwan) and her husband (Tony Leung Ka-Fai). Tsang tries to sway father Tsang (Richard Ng) to come live with them, but he refuses as he loves his simple life.

Tsang then pull’s out the big guns and plea’s for his father to stay with him since that he only haves a month and a half to live. yes, he’s got cancer! As you can expect the big guns convinced father Tsang to go home with Tsang and his Wife.

Tsang plans to throw a big banquet for the Prince and make it out to be a birthday party for his father too!

When everything seems to be going to plan, we find out that Jacky is secretly working for Hung Tai-Po and he’s going to help him convince to sign the contract over to him instead of Tsang… Read the rest of this entry »

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