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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 283: The Storm Riders & Goodbye Mr. Cool

After chopping away on the mean streets of Hong Kong for director Andrew Lau, Ekin took the leap onto the big green screen for the director in the 1998 Wuxia film The Storm Riders. Also, an adult triad punk tries to do good in Jingle Ma’s Goodbye Mr. Cool. Talking to you during this Ekin Hour is Kenny B, Phil G and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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 (briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at shelflifeclothing.com.

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Yakuza Eiga – The history of yakuza cinema (Documentary 2008)

It’s not all fictional entertainment but edutainment to if you will and Stoo had the pleasure to watch the French documentary Yakuza Eiga at the 2010 Terracotta Far East Film Festival. His thoughts below: Read the rest of this entry »

Born to be King (2000)

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The last in the Young & Dangerous series and boy is it a treat!

Chicken (Jordan Chan) has chosen from the San Luen Gang to marry the daughter of the head Japanese Yamada Gang. The gang is lead by ‘The Director’ Isako Kusaraki (Sonny Chiba). With this married this will sealed a strong friendship between San Luen and The Yamada Societies. Read the rest of this entry »

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