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Podcast On Fire 311: Black Mask 2 – City Of Masks

It’s possibly the strangest gathering of talents and elements ever. Featuring the man who would be Jigsaw, a former pornographic movie actress, a mainstay of the Coen Brothers’ films, elephants, professional wrestlers, and the world’s busiest action actor. Yes of course, it’s a Tsui Hark film as he returns to the Black Mask universe without Jet Li in Black Mask 2: City Of Masks. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Adkins Undisputed podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/background/Scott Adkins’ notes on Black Mask 2
25m 56s – Black Mask 2 review

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Podcast On Fire 310: Black Mask

Jet Li is a super soldier Kato lookalike in Hong Kong’s superhero actioner Black Mask. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Adkins Undisputed podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Michael Scott interview
24m 40s – Black Mask background/box office/on director Daniel Lee/Taiwanese version
43m 03s – Black Mask review

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Podcast On Fire 307: Knock Off, Enter The Eagles & House Of Fury

Our series on the films of Michael Wong comes to a close. Will he be Wong or Wrong? A trio of movies is up for review, starting with the Tsui Hark, Jean-Claude Van Damme visual treat that is Knock Off. Going from Hong Kong to Prague, Michael teams up with Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon for Enter The Eagles and doing his best Blofeld from a wheelchair, Michael has revenge on his mind and his target is a kung fu fighting family in House Of Fury.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/on the script of Knock Off, production background
32m 06s – Knock Off review
68m 52s – Enter The Eagles review
106m 36s – Stephen Fung biography
113m 34s – House Of Fury review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 53: Members Only Archive Dusted #24

Consisting of outtakes and deleted material (previously only available to forum members) out of Podcast On Fire 80, 84, 91, 92 and 99 with Stewart Sutherland, Kenny B, Mike Banner, Joey Leung and Coffin Jon from 2011. This collection feature tangents and outtakes about Rob-B-Hood, True Legend, Wong Jing, Kenny reviews Tsui Hark’s Missing, Joey Leung discusses the UK release of Big Tits Zombie and there’s extended chat about the Japanese movie Pale Flower.

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Podcast On Fire 273: A Chinese Ghost Story

It’s the decade of Tsui Hark bringing effects and a frantic energy to the Hong Kong fantasy movie and we stop at his work as producer in 1987’s A Chinese Ghost Story. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Ken’s note: In the Taiwan Golden Horse awards-section, I mistakenly identified A Chinese Ghost Story as the recipient of the Best Film Award. It was only nominated.

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The Director’s Series 26: Ringo Lam – In Hell

Ringo Lam goes back to prison in his third collaboration with Jean-Claude Van Damme: In Hell. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Quick-Take: Triangle
30m 42s – In Hell production background
40m 44s – In Hell review

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The Director’s Series 24: Ringo Lam – Burning Paradise

It’s the Red Lotus Clan burning down the Shaolin monastery and trapping the monks in the underground Red Lotus Temple. Fong Sai Yuk takes center stage and fights back. All done under the watchful eye of producer Tsui Hark while Ringo flexes his creative muscles trying to make a dent in the 90s wave of kung fu and swordplay. This is The Director’s Series 24 on Ringo Lam’s Burning Paradise. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Quick-Takes: Maximum Risk & The Suspect
22m 15s – Look-back: Victim
27m 26s – Notes on the character of Fong Sai Yuk and production background of Burning Paradise
39m 23s – Burning Paradise review

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