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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 50: Claustrophobia & Break Up 100

An unofficial episode of The Ekin Hour, Kenny B and Phil G talk the reverse/flashback drama Claustrophobia from 2008 and Ekin opens a café and breaks up with his girlfriend a lot in Break Up 100 from 2014.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Ivy Ho biography/Claustrophobia background
7m 45s – Claustrophobia review
41m 13s – Lawrence Cheng biography
45m 42s – Break Up 100 review

Podcast On Fire 288: Divergence, Rule #1 & Full Strike

The final verdict, final judgement is being handed in in this the finale to our Ekin Cheng movie review series, dubbed The Ekin Hour. Will he be Ekin or Achin? First up is Benny Chan’s action thriller Divergence featuring an emotional Aaron Kwok and a lot of standing and sitting still by Ekin. Together with Shawn Yue at the MAD section of the police force, he chases ghosts in the award winning Rule #1 and reformed triads take up badminton in Full Strike. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.co.uk.

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.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Divergence production background and reception.
20m 30s – Divergence review.
54m 07s – Kelvin Tong biography and discussion, Rule #1 reception.
59m 07s – Rule #1 review.
91m 06s – Derek Kwok and Henri Wong biography and discussion.
102m 58s – Full Strike review.

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This Week In Sleaze 59: Tightie Whitie Theatre – The Untold Story 2 & Quenchless Desire

Let’s talk some fucking Untold Story resurgence! Bunman becomes Bunwoman and we’ve got ‘Fatal Attraction’ the Hong Kong edition. Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal review The Untold Story 2 and Quenchless Desire.

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.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Untold Story 2 review
54m 11s – Quenchless Desire review

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Taiwan Noir 30: A Book Of Heroes & A Heroic Fight

The director of Fantasy Mission Force scales down the genre bending and time warp madness and goes for a stripped down, broad comedy about a treasure hunt highlighted by frequent action choreography featuring among others Yukari Oshima. A Book Of Heroes from 1986 starts off this episode of Taiwan Noir and in the second half a family of special effects wizards that take on the triads. It’s called A Heroic Fight, also from 1986. With Kenny B and Todd Stadtman.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Chu Yen-ping biography
13m 11s – A Book Of Heroes review
35m 03s – A Heroic Fight review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 47 – The Outlaws

Possibly your favourite actor out of Train To Busan takes on awfully stabby gangs in The Outlaws from 2017. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – The Outlaws true life background, release, director Kang Yoon-Sung and actor Ma Dong-Seok discussion.
32m 17s – The Outlaws review.

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What’s Korean Cinema? 46 – Attack The Gas Station

Let’s review Attack The Gas Station. Why? Just because. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Cellulouid.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Attack The Gas Station background, production, cast and crew, release.
29m 08s – Attack The Gas Station review.

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The Director’s Series 28: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – The Illegal Immigrant

They are partners in life and film and have given us An Autumn’s Tale, Painted Faces and Eight Taels Of Gold over the years. Join Kenny B and Tom K-W for The Director’s Series on Mabel Cheung and Alex Law and we kick off with her 1985 debut feature The Illegal Immigrant. A student film financed by Shaw Brothers and a Hong Kong Film Award winner. Good start.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Mabel Cheung & Alex Law biography and discussion
34m 23s – The Illegal Imigrant review

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