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What’s Korean Cinema? 45 – Alice In Earnestland

The unluckiest but most effecient woman in the world enters debt and when the world screws her over, she enters revenge-mode. It’s very funny but you should feel a bit ashamed if you do. This all takes place in the 2015 black comedy Alice In Earnestland from 2015. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid’s Paul Quinn.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Ahn Gooc-jin biography & discussion
33m 15s – Alice In Earnestland review.

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Podcast On Fire 284: Jade Leung & Michael Tong interview

Actress Jade Leung of Black Cat fame and Michael Tong were recently at the New York Asian Film Festival to present and promote the action film The Fatal Raid and This Week In Sleaze co-host King Who? sat down with the duo for brief chat. He also recaps the day with Kenny B.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 48: The Happiness Of The Katakuris

Kim Jee-woon’s The Quiet Family was so impactful it got a remake. Not an American one but Japan’s Takashi Miike handled it, with a musical and stop motion animated touch.

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What’s Korean Cinema? 44 – The Quiet Family

Kim Jee-woon bursts onto Korean cinema screens and leaves a funny trail of dead people behind him. We watch Song Kang-ho, Choi Min-sik and company trying to run a lodge and dispose of bodies effectively in the black comedy The Quiet Family from 1998. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Cellulouid.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Kim Jee-woon’s career and discussion.
43m 37s – The Quiet Family review.

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Podcast On Fire 283: The Storm Riders & Goodbye Mr. Cool

After chopping away on the mean streets of Hong Kong for director Andrew Lau, Ekin took the leap onto the big green screen for the director in the 1998 Wuxia film The Storm Riders. Also, an adult triad punk tries to do good in Jingle Ma’s Goodbye Mr. Cool. Talking to you during this Ekin Hour is Kenny B, Phil G and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 47: Members Only Archive Dusted #21

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 76 with Kenny B, and Brian Kirby from 2010. This collection feature tangents and outtakes out of our first Jackie Chan special where we talk of The Forbidden Kingdom, Fantasy Mission Force, how Project A could look and feel if the brothers reunited for another film and Jackie sent Brian nudes.

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Podcast On Fire 282: My Life As McDull & Three: Going Home

It’s the screen debut of Hong Kong’s favourite, contemplative piglet who may not look like Chow Yun-fat or Tony Leung but has ambitions nonetheless in the 2001 animated movie My Life As McDull. Also Peter Chan returns to Hong Kong screens as part of the horror anthology movie Three, directing the award winning piece Going Home from 2002. With Kenny B and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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