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Podcast On Fire 173: The Prodigal Son & Fist Of Fury

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We are back, Hong Kong Horror Month is behind us and we’re going from oh so exciting, messed up genre movies to discussing classic Hong Kong cinema and for this episode the selection is two, depending on your view, martial arts classics in the form of 1981’s The Prodigal Son directed by Sammo Hung and starring Yuen Biao and Lam Ching Ying and Lo Wei’s Fist Of Fury from 1972 starring Bruce Lee. With Kenny B is Phil G (Eastern Film Fans) as well as special guests Chris Jones and Martin Wan of SG Action.

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Podcast On Fire 124: A Better Tomorrow (2010)

Phil G returns and brings to Kenny B and Hong Kong Dave the Korean remake of John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow. At 2 hours, how does it fare and can you avoid comparing it to Woo’s original? Also network updates, talks of Takashi Miike’s Harakiri, The Prodigal Son and the last 15 years of Chow Yun-fat’s career. Ken also snorts coke.

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Prodigal Son (1982)

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In the town of Fut Shan was know for three things it’s paper craft, The Big Budha & Leung Chang (Yuen Biao). Leung Chang comes from a wealthy family and was keen on the ‘old martial arts. He practiced under many masters, but he never met his match, quoted as the ‘Street Brawler’. Being waited on by hand and foot by his personal assistant (Peter Chan). Although he isn’t that great…actually he isn’t great at all. His parents are too over protective and lets his personal assistant fix all his fights, by paying them a healthy some of taels. After finding out that his brother had gotten fooled by a member of the traveling Peeking Opera ‘Leung Yee-Tai’ ( Lam Ching Ying). Leung Chang can’t let his family down so he decides to teach this Leung Yee-Tai a lesson. After being having this secret revealed to him by Leung Yee-Tai, Leung Chang looses it and confronts his masters and looses to them easy. Read the rest of this entry »

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