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What’s Korean Cinema? 52 – The Ring Virus

Korean cinema throws their hat into the J-horror ring… by making a Ring of their own. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/background on the novel, Japanese film adaptations, reception of The Ring Virus and director
48m 44s – The Ring Virus review.

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Podcast On Fire 306: Knockabout & Monkey Kung Fu

 

It’s Monkey Kung Fu, across Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers in this entry of the Versus Series. First up, Sammo Hung’s 1979 kung fu comedy Knockabout starring Yuen Biao and from Shaw Brothers in the same year, John Law’s Monkey Kung Fu. Featuring in a rare starring role master action director and director Ching Siu-tung. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.

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 whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Knockabout review
44m 25s – Monkey Kung Fu review

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Podcast On Fire 305: Born To Be King & Those Were The Days

It’s the last adventure of the Hung Hing boys, in Born To Be King from 2000. Also that same year, perhaps as a way of making up for his absence in part 5, Chicken’s backstory gets revealed by the director of Portland Street Blues in Those Were The Days. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Born To Be King review
61m 15s – Those Were The Days review

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Podcast On Fire 304: One-Armed Swordsman & One-Armed Boxer

Chop Chop. Twice we watch Jimmy Wang Yu lose his arm as we are doing another entry in the Versus Series. He loses it for the first time in 1967’s One-Armed Swordsman at Shaw Brothers for director Chang Cheh and then again in 1972 as he directs himself in One-Armed Boxer. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/One-Armed Swordsman background
26m 13s – One-Armed Swordsman  review
54m 45s – One-Armed Boxer review

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Podcast On Fire 303: Election 2 & The Fun, The Luck And The Tycoon

It’s triad election time again, as orchestrated by Johnnie To and with Big Tony out of the way, it’s now Simon Yam vs Louis Koo in Election 2. Also, Coming To America Hong Kong style in the 1990 Chinese new Year comedy The Fun, The Luck And The Tycoon. With Kenny B and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Election 2 production background and reception
32m 32s – Election 2 review
69m 30s – The Fun, The Luck And The Tycoon reception
76m 35s – The Fun, The Luck And The Tycoon review

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The Director’s Series 32: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Traces Of A Dragon

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

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Beijing Rocks Quick-Take
22m 37s – Hong Kong Pilots quick-take
30m 05s – Traces Of A Dragon production background
36m 25s – Traces Of A Dragon review

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Japan On Fire 34: Dallos

The first anime series to be released directly to video was Mamoru Oshii’s Dallos. The OVA (Original Video Animation) was born. Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast discusses its background and how the sci-fi epic fares today.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Dallos production background
52m 56s – Dallos review

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