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Posts Tagged ‘Sammo Hung’

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

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The Director’s Series 30: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Eight Taels Of Gold

Mabel Cheung brings her characters home FROM New York this time around, continues the working relationship with Sammo Hung exploring his dramatic range and he’s paired up with Sylvia Chang for the rural, remote drama Eight Taels Of Gold. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Now You See Love… Now You Don’t Quick-Take
17m 42s – Eight Taels Of Gold reception/Sylvia Chang biography and discussion
38m 06s – Eight Taels Of Gold review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 52: Members Only Archive Dusted #23 – Thunderbolt

A specially produced bonus episode for Podcast On Fire 79 (previously only available in our members only section of the forum), Jackie Chan’s action-martial arts-racing hybrid Thunderbolt is discussed by Stoo, Kenny B and Chris Jones (with a special apperance by John Kreng).

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The Director’s Series 29: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – An Autumn’s Tale

After receiving her first Hong Kong Film Award as Best New Director, Mabel Cheung and her filmmaking and life partner didn’t go back to Hong Kong to expand. No, they stuck to New York, brought over elite talent and an undeniable screen couple to make An Autumn’s Tale. Considered both one of the best Hong Kong movies ever but also a perfect date movie. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Painted Faces Quick-Take
24m 35s – Expanded Mabel Cheung and Alex biography
30m 10s – An Autumn’s Tale production background, reception, actors
55m 18s – An Autumn’s Tale review

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