Posts Tagged ‘Leslie Cheung’

Podcast On Fire 230: The Bride With White Hair & Hard Target

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Stepping it up cinematically and making his Wuxia pian debut, Ronny Yu emerged as a voice as one to be reckoned with. Therefore we’ll be reviewing his 1993 movie The Bride With White Hair, starring Leslie Cheung and Brigitte Lin. Fast forward to a director who was setting the action cinema on fire (and some of his actors), John Woo made his Hollywood debut with Hard Target and that’s we are reviewing also. With Kenny B and the co-host of the East Screen West Screen podcast: 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. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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Podcast On Fire 211: The Iceman Cometh & The Chinese Feast

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Kenny B and Paul Fox wash away the foul stench the Donnie Yen starrer Iceman 3D left behind by watching the 1989 original it was a remake of: The Iceman Cometh. Also from the Lunar New Year of 1995, we talk and review Tsui Hark’s cooking comedy The Chinese Feast.

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.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 19: The Films Of Stanley Kwan

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Kenny B and Tom K-W share their leftover info from Commentary On Fire 13 on Rouge in this bonus episode. Which turns into a mini Director’s Series on Stanley Kwan.

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Commentary On Fire 13: Rouge

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It seems based on the podcast-crew and time we have at our disposal that Commentary On Fire is now a once a year endeavour and this time we take matters a bit more seriously. It’s the challenge to do the commentary straight-faced but fun and most importantly INFO makes its way into the track for Stanley Kwan’s 1988 supernatural romance Rouge, starring Anita Mui and Leslie Cheung. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

For those without the dvd, you can find the commentary timed to video, in 5 parts, here.

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This Week In Sleaze 24: Tightie White Theatre – The Legend Of An Erotic Movie Star & Temptation Summary II

 

twis24Let’s talk about how fucking is made! Yes, this Tightie Whitie Theater contains looks at two movies about making Category III movies. The commercial adults only genre, tag, symbol breaking the 4th wall a bit and making satire? Or what are they aiming for here? Is it just regular sleaze with a cute gimmick that’s merely an excuse for T & A? Latter is a yes at least for The Legend Of An Erotic Movie Star from 1993 and Temptation Summary II from 1991.

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/. We are also featured on All Things Film, a collection of like minded Film, Cinema, TV, Geek and Cult Podcasts.

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A Chinese Ghost Story 2 (1990)

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Plot: Picking up seven years after the original Chinese Ghost Story, Ning (Leslie Cheung) still wanders looking for the reincarnation of his love, Hsiao Tsing. After traveling to a village ran by thief’s, Ning is thrown in jail, being mistaken for a bearded man called Chow Bing. Ning is accompanied by a Elderly man who was thrown in jail for writing books, yes writing books. He wrote a book about a powerful man and then was arrested for the suspicion of being a Rebel.

As the months pass, Ning is rewarded with a delicious meal of chicken. Yet it turns out this is his last meal before he gets beheaded. The Elderly man decides to help Ning and allows him to use the secret escape root hidden in the cell. The old man gives Ning a set of new clothes and a medallion and insists he leaves. Read the rest of this entry »

A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

Plot: Ling Choi San (Leslie Cheung) is a humble tax collector who arrives in a small village to collect the tax from some of the local businesses. Unsurprisingly, no one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he decides to travel through the forest to the Lan yeuk temple, which turns out to be abandoned and haunted.

Whilst staying there for the night he meets a Taoist Swordsman Yin Chek Hsia (Wu Ma), who warns him about the evil sprits. Unable to sleep Ling wonders off into the forest where he meets the beautiful Nip Siu Sihn (Joey Wong), with whom he falls in love with.

Unfortunately, Siu Sihn turns out to be a ghost, bound for all eternity by a hideous tree spirit (Lau Siu-Ming) with an incredibly long tongue that wraps itself round its victims and sucks the life right out of there body, but this wont stop Choi San… Read the rest of this entry »

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