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Posts Tagged ‘Nam Nai Choi’

The Director’s Series 4: Nam Nai-choi – The Ghost Snatchers & Killer’s Nocturne

Wong Jing and Stanley Fung vs. a skeleton and Chin Siu-ho vs. a kangaroo. Welcome to the continued treak through the wacky, violent world of Nam Nai-choi. In this episode: The Ghost Snatchers (1986) and Killer’s Nocturne (1987)

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Joey Wong bio/discussion
20m 13s – Stanley Fung bio/discussion
33m 35s – The Ghost Snatchers review
76m 17s – Alex Man bio/discussion
87m 25s – Pat Ha bio/discussion
94m 35s – Killer’s Nocturne review

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The Director’s Series 3: Nam Nai-choi – The Seventh Curse

We’ve reached the part of the coverage where you recognize the movie we cover, the one that almost always enters a discussion of cool Hong Kong horror, splatter and adventure flicks. Nam Nai-choi was behind one such and it’s the subject of discussion this episode… The Seventh Curse! Chow Yun-fat, pipes, bazookas, flying baby worm monsters and blood curses. Strap in as Ken, David and Tom analyze the movie containing some of the best work of certain acting legends.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro
12m 15s – Wisely background
19m 45s – Chow Yun-fat bio/discussion
49m 00s – Tom’s views on Chin Siu-ho (Ken and David’s at the 53 minutes, 29 second mark in The Director’s Series 1)
50m 45s – Maggie Cheung bio/discussion
64m 00s – Dick Wei bio/discussion
69m 20s – Elvis Tsui bio/discussion
78m 47s – The Seventh Curse review

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The Director’s Series 2: Nam Nai-choi – Men From The Gutter (1983)


We continue our examination of the filmography of one of Hong Kong’s unsung directorial heroes, Nam Nai-choi. Not quite in Story Of Ricky  territory yet, his third Shaw Brothers movie and and the intense actioner Men From The Gutter is the topic of discussion between Ken, David and Tom in this episode.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro
13m 00s – Jason Pai Piao bio/discussion
18m 20s – Lo Meng bio/discussion
25m 48s – Michael Miu Kiu-wai
37m 30s – Parkman Wong bio/discussion
42m 08s – Tony Leung Hung-wah, Keith Li bio/discussion
47m 35s – Men From The Gutter review

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Podcast On Fire 106: New Taiwanese Kids On The Block

One audition tape and a commentary under his belt, David Harris returns for a followup chat about his ongoing development as a podcaster and doesn’t seem ill or corrupted so far. So him and Ken look back on the initial experiences and preview the ones coming up/ones that were released already (including The Director’s Series and The Ekin Hour). Manga adapatation Gantz is also reviewed and Ken continues to voice his pleasure and displeasure about Taiwanese kids.

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The Director’s Series 1: One Way Only (1981) & Brothers From The Walled City (1982)

Welcome to the debut of The Director’s Series where we try and expand your knowledge (if you want it that is) of directors you may love via only one movie, may love via multiple movies but don’t know the name to put next to that love. Starting with Nam Nai-choi, the director of Story Of Ricky, Ken and David go back to the very beginning and examines Nam’s first two movies as director (at Shaw Brothers to boot). Expect talks of Nam himself, Danny Lee, Chin Siu-ho, Phillip Ko and Johnny Wang.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Nam Nai Choi
19m 05s – Danny Lee
36m 12s – One Way Only Review
53m 29s – Brothers From The Walled City intro/Chin Siu-ho bio
60m 10s – Phillip Ko bio
69m 05s – Johnny Wang bio
75m 10s – Brothers From The Walled City review

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