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Tag: Sammo Hung

Podcast On Fire 338: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars

The Lucky Stars are back and go on holiday, there are ladies to be hassled and occasionally an action movie appears. With Kenny B and Phil G. Read More

Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 62: Members Only Archive Dusted #26 – Japan Earthquake And Tsunami Relief

A multi-episode effort produced to raise funds for the relief effort in the wake of the 2011 Thoku earthquake and tsunami. Recorded in multiple parts that listeners received access to by sending in their donation receipts to a charity of their choice, this first hour has Kenny B, Stewart Sutherland and King Who talk recently watched movies, Kenny B speaks to Coffin Jon about donating to Japan Society and discovering Japanese film and fight choreographer and author John Kreng stops by to speak about Bruce Lee for a bit. Note there are some references to video materials that were also available to donors. They are not now. Stoo is probably happy about that.

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Podcast On Fire 326: The Iron Fisted Monk & Carry On Pickpocket

After setting a tone for martial arts choreography in the 70s, Sammo Hung continued to do so as a director and it starts with 1977’s The Iron Fisted Monk.  We then jump forward to 1982’s Carry On Pickpocket and into the modern age where Sammo’s stamp on action finds its place. With Kenny B and one half of The Lager Logs, our dear friend and creator of the Podcast On Fire Network, Stewart Sutherland. Read More

Podcast On Fire 315: Ashes Of Time

When Wong Kar-wai does a Wuxia film, things get introspective and blurry. Joining Kenny B to discuss Ashes Of Time is Paul Fox and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Jin Yong biography and discussion.
34m 35s – Ashes of Time production background, box office, awards, the Redux cut.
53m 48s – Ashes Of Time review.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 58: The Moon Warriors

It turns out the duo of Mabel Cheung and Alex Law wrote and directed parts of Sammo Hung’s 1992 Wuxia movie The Moon Warriors. It’s not as odd and scandalous as it sounds. Kenny B and Tom K-W break it down for you.

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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 298: Stoner & Shatter

George Lazenby goes to Hong Kong. As does Hammer Films and in 1974 we got a pair up modern-day punch ups where Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers opened their doors to overseas guests. The results were the George Lazenby starrer Stoner at Golden Harvest and Hammer and Shaw Brothers gave us Shatter. This is our Versus-series where we pair up similarly themed movies, movies that deals in similar content and character. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/George Lazenby biography and discussion
22m 26s – Stoner review
50m 03s – Shatter production background
60m 39s – Shatter review

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.

Using the discount code POFN10 gives Podcast On Fire Network listeners 10% off at checkout on shop.terracottadistribution.com.

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