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Posts Tagged ‘Mainland China’

Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 59: In Harm’s Way (aka The Chinese Widow, aka The Hidden Soldier)

The internet said Mabel Cheung co-wrote this Chinese war romance directed by a Danish filmmaker and starring the girl who would be Mulan. Turns out the internet was wrong but we chatted about the film with at least three titles anyway.

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The Director’s Series 34: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law FINALE – A Tale Of Three Cities

Mabel Cheung and Alex Law make their Jackie Chan movie but it’s the story of his parents and China’s turbulent history… in feature form. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/The Story Of O (short film) review.
15m 49s – Production background, Tang Wei’s blacklisting, box office.
26m 50s – A Tale Of Three Cities  review

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Podcast On Fire 276: Mermaid

A major comedy hit from Stephen Chow, we take a… dip into his 2016 movie Mermaid still not starring or even super starring himself. But there’s new talent that he puts his comedy voice into so how do they do? With Kenny B, Podcast On Fire founder and host of the Films And Swearing podcast Stewart Sutherland and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Podcast On Fire 274: 2018 Christmas Special

It’s Trivia Night this year as well! Listen to the battle between Phil G, Todd Stadtman and late arrival Tom K-W as they and Lord Quizmaster Kenny B close out the year. Also, a Hallmark-movie review. Thank you for your support in 2018 and we’ll be back in January.

Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of 1970s Indian Action Cinema – Amazon

Podcast On Fire 266: Youth

Mainland filmmaker Feng Xiao Gang does a 2 hour epic covering the Cultural Revolution and the Sino Vietnamese War… mostly from the perspective of a performance arts troupe. A small story set amidst big, changing times, Kenny B speaks of the film and also about that time he threw out almost all his dvd… covers.

Youth is out now in the UK on dual format dvd and blu ray and digital download from Cine Asia. Big thank you to Mike at The Warrior Agency and Cine Asia for providing the screener for review.

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Podcast On Fire 250: Shock Wave

The versatile, productive and often always interesting Herman Yau can work any genre and for 2017’s Shock Wave, he gives us Andy Lau’s bomb disposal officer vs Mainland terrorists out for revenge. Kenny B goes solo and also shares some recent viewing- and gaming experiences. Including thoughts on the conclusion of a long anime TV-series.

Shock Wave is out now on dvd and digital in the UK from CineAsia.

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Podcast On Fire 247: God Of War

Vincent Zhao and Sammo Hung take on Japanese pirates led by Yasuaki Kurata in Gordon Chan’s Mainland epic God Of War. With Kenny B who also speaks about Police Story on VHS, romantic anime and Donnie Yen’s Kung Fu Jungle.

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