Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

Taiwan Noir 24: Mars Men & Superriders Against The Devils

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The Asian film industry of the mid 70s was infused with the spirit of sharing–or, at least, borrowing. And often without permission. One of the results of this was a series of incredibly strange hybrid superhero films that were just as likely to include figures from Thai folklore as they were mad scientists and damsels in distress. In this episode therefore we’ll be discussing two of these pan-Asian franken-films, Mars Men and Superriders Against The Devils.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Mars Men background/The story of Sompote Sands
32m 38s – Mars Men review
57m 50s – Kamen Rider & Superriders Against The Devils background
63m 00s – Superriders Against The Devils review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 29: Members Only Archive Dusted #8

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Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 26 (available in the Cast From The Past archive) from 2008 with Stoo, Kenny B and Mike Banner, this collection feature tangents and outtakes on the bizarre production problems on Tony Jaa’s Ong Bak 2 mainly.

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The Golden Ninja Podcast 4: U.S. Catman: Lethal Track & U.S. Catman 2: Boxer Blow

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It is an unholy alliance born in the mind of a satanic madman. Good and evil. Darkness and light battle for supremacy.

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The Golden Ninja Podcast 3: Kickboxer King & Kickboxer The Champion

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It’s a matter of honor. It’s a matter of life and death. His body destroyed by drugs.  He must struggle fiercly to reach the top. When the blood stops flowing, one man stands alone.

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Phobia (2008)

Thailand deliver a two hour movie made up of four twilight zone horror stories from four of Thailand’s promising directors, none of which I would even dream of pronouncing.

In our first segment “Happiness” we are introduced to housebound teenage girl who spends the day texting on her mobile phone her friends. She receives a mysterious message from a young man, but everything is not what it seems to be! Ooooh! Our second story “Tit for Tat” is a Final Destination revenge short where high school bullies each have a grizzly murder awaiting each and everyone of them. “In the Middle” tells the story of four guys going rafting which ends with the group loosing one of their friends. The last segment “Last Fright” we see our most interesting piece, where a air hostess caters to a snooty princess, only to end up poisoning her! Read the rest of this entry »

13: Game of Death (UK DVD Release!)

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WHAT WOULDN’T YOU DO FOR MONEY?

From the producers of “Ong-Bak”, “Warrior King” and Chocolate” comes 13 GAME OF DEATH, a riveting Thai thriller that grabs from the very start and never lets go until its final, shocking denouement.

A smart, shocking and funny satire of media culture and human greed, 13 GAME OF DEATH is a stomach-churningly intense thriller that will have many viewers squirming in their seats as the film’s innocuous former salesman experiences things that make the challenges of real-life reality shows such as “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!” look like a walk in the park.

13 GAME OF DEATH will be released on DVD (£12.99) by Revolver Entertainment on 24th August 2009.

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Chocolate (2008)

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Country: Thailand
Genre: Martial-Arts
Cast: Jeeja Yanin, Hiroshi Abe

Yanin “Jeeja” Vismistananda plays Zen the autistic daughter of a Thai loan shark and an exiled Japanese Yakuza. Before she is born, her mother and father are forced to separate by a rival gang (for financial and sadistic reasons), so only her mother raises Zen. As the years go by her mother catches cancer and Zen is unable to cope, but finds a channel by beating up the people who owed her mother money back in the day and paying for the treatment. Read the rest of this entry »

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