Posts Tagged ‘Shaw Brothers’

Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 24: Members Only Archive Dusted #6

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Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) from Podcast On Fire 22, 23 and 24 (available in the Cast From The Past archive) from 2008 with Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner, this collection feature tangents and outtakes on Fatal Move, the Shaw Brothers movie Clan Feuds, Hong Kong horror and The Forbidden Kingdom. Beware that audio quality varies throughout.

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Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 24 – Chris Jones Interviewed. Let Awesome commence!

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The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner. Talking last movies watched (including a Shaw Brothers gem), what follows is an interview with UK stuntman Chris Jones talking of his experiences making Blood: The Last Vampire and being directed by Corey Yuen.

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Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 23 – Horror and Sound Effects A’Plenty!

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The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner. Talking last movies watched (including a pair of bloody and nudity-filled affairs such as Hong Kong Bronx and Bloody Parrot), what follows is a series of listener questions concerning Hong Kong horror films and kung-fu sound effects.

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Cast From The Past: Podcast On Fire 21 – Cut & Paste Edition

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The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo, Mike Banner and James Aylmore. Talking last movies watched (including the requisite Shaw Brothers selection from Mike), listener questions about among other things Wong Jing and Mike tells the tale of which Hong Kong screen fighter he met (and stalked).

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The Director’s Series 14: David Chiang – The Drug Addicts & A Mad World Of Fools

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As one review hinted at, on this show we don’t pick the expected but rather what WE feel is worthy of a spotlight and the time has come for a new subject. His name is David Chiang. Yes, martial arts action superstar had a directing career so follow Kenny B and Tom K-W as we open up a new Director’s Series on David Chiang’s The Drug Addicts and A Mad World Of Fools.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/David Chiang bio/discussion
35m 21s – The Drug Addicts review
61m 22s – A Mad World Of Fools review

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This Week In Sleaze 30: Tightie Whitie Theatre – Intimate Confessions Of A Chinese Courtesan & Lust For Love Of A Chinese Courtesan

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Let’s talk some high class fucking! Meaning we turn to the more explicit, sleazier side of the big studio Shaw Brothers but they were not all about the kung fu and swordplay. Oh, from The Knight Of Knights (covered on This Week In Sleaze 5) and onwards, erotica trickled its way into these classy, gorgeous period epics that could also feature swordplay and gore. That’s where we find Intimate Confessions Of A Chinese Courtesan from director Chor Yuen. We’ll be talking of that as well as the Chor Yuen directed remake from 1984 called Lust For Love Of A Chinese Courtesan.

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Podcast On Fire 181: Mad Monkey Kung Fu & Wild Search

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Let’s take a look at THE Shaw Brothers director that made kung fu comedy great when they attempted to respond to that booming trend. Namely Lau Kar-leung and his Mad Monkey Kung Fu from 1979. Also in this episode, a look at when a Hong Kong director everybody cried for when Quentin Tarantino “took” his movie away from him but when he took someone elses…template himself. We didn’t mind it for Reservoir Dogs vs Ringo Lam’s City On Fire and sure as hell didn’t when Lam made his own take on the Harrison Ford movie Witness in the form of Wild Search from 1989. With Kenny B and Phil G who also recaps his trip to China and meeting Jackie Chan.

Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group (NEW) or Twitter (@podcastonfire@sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/. We are also featured on All Things Film, a collection of like minded Film, Cinema, TV, Geek and Cult Podcasts.

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