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This Week In Sleaze 4 – Naked Killer

Let’s meet some fokers contained within the direction of Clarence Ford’s Category III classic Naked Killer! Sleazy K and King Who? dissects the 1992 Wong Jing production and its place in the 90s Category III cannon, including cast (Chingmy Yau wow wow wow!) & crew discussion, movie review and its famous promo campaign. As usual Last Sleazy Movies Watched caps an epic discussion. Vibrator used as toothbrush comedy included.

Contact the show via email which is podcastonfire at googlemail.com, via our forum (containing EXCLUSIVE content and announcements!), Facebook or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews). Intro and outtro music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/

Links:
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Devil’s Love blogs by King Who? here and here.
The Way We Are Hong Kong Film Awards Videos here, here and here.

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This Week In Sleaze 2 – Dr. Lamb & Hong Kong Butcher

Sleazy K and King Who? return with a self-indulgent sequel that does deserve it’s 2 hour + running time. Discussing the 1990s trend of true life crime horror flicks bearing the III, on hand are discussions on the real life serial killer that inspired Dr. Lamb and Hong Kong Butcher. Coincidentally, those are are also the movies up for discussion and review. Stay until the end as well when K and Who? let their inner sleaze out in Last Sleazy Movies Watched!

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Election 2 (2006)

Two years have pasted from the last election in Wo Shing Triad Society, it’s time for Lok (Simon Yam) to give up his post as the Godfather. Candidates for his place is Jimmy (Louis Koo), Jet (Nick Cheung) and Kun. All the favours point towards Jimmy, although he doesn’t want to become the godfather. Jimmy wants to leave the gang and continue to run his buisness producing porn discs.

When doing buiness in China Jimmy is arested. When released on bail he is told by the Chinese Security Bureau Chief that he is only allowed to travel to China as a tourist and not buisness. Jimmy is desparte to expand his company over to the mainland so the cops give him a propersition, win the election and you’ll have all the business power you want in China.

Things get complicated when a greedy Lok plans on making sure he’s re-elected for a second term… Read the rest of this entry »

Election (2005)

The time has come, as it does every two years, for the senior members of Hong Kong’s oldest Triad, the Wo Shing Society, to elect a new chairman. Fierce rivalries emerge between the two eligible candidates. Lok (Simon Yam), respected by the Uncles, is the favorite to win. But his rival Big D (Tony Leung) will stop at nothing to change this, including going against hundreds of years of Triad tradition and influencing the vote with money and violence.

When Wo Shing’s ancient symbol of leadership, the Dragon’s Head Baton, goes missing, a ruthless struggle for power erupts and the race to retrieve the Baton threatens to tear Wo Shing in two.

Can Wo Shing balance their traditional brotherhood with the cut-throat modern world of 21st century business? Read the rest of this entry »

The Storm Warriors (2009)

Lord Godless (Simon Yam), an evil Japanese Warlord who is close to conquering China, but the only thing stopping him is the reunion of Wind (Ekin Cheng) and Cloud (Aaron Kwok). With their powers combined they still isn’t enough to defeat the deadly Warlord. Seeking guidance from Lord Wicked, a master of a deadly dark martial arts form, but he is only willing to teach it those that can handle their power as this evil art could consume its host turning him to a killing machine!

Wind is chosen to learn the dark arts where as Cloud is taught martial arts from his original master, Nameless, who has a theory that if Wind and Cloud combine their power, they can put Lord Godless’s reign to an end. Read the rest of this entry »

Kill Zone (2005)

Plot: Detective Chan (Simon Yam) is forced into a early retirement when he diagnosed with a  brain tumor. This was discovered when he was involved in an car  crash when transporting valuable witnesses to court. Our antagonist, notorious gang leader Wong Po (Sammo Hung) is released from prison when his witnesses died in the crash.

Detective Chan tries his best in the next following years to put the wicked crime lord behind bars, but can’t quite cut it. On his last days of the job he is introduced to his replacement, Officer Ma (Donnie Yen) a young fierce cop with a bad ‘ass reputation. Read the rest of this entry »

The Storm Warriors full trailer online!

Possibly the most anticpated Hong Kong movie for me this year has to be “The Storm Warriors”, the Pang brothers directing the sequel to the hit “Stormriders”. From the looks of the trailer, Christmas can’t come sooner! I might just have to fly to Hong Kong to see the movie on the 17th. It just looks so damn good! so good! I plan on write more about this as soon as possible, if I get my act together you might be able to read about this the magazines. Peace Out!

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