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What’s Korean Cinema? 3: Friend

Kyung-Taek Kwak’s epic friend- and gangster saga Friend (2001) is the subject for the third episode of What’s Korean Cinema? Listen in to hear Stoo, Ken and special guests Martin Cleary from New Korean Cinema (newkoreancinema.com), Paul Quinn from Hangul Celluloid (hangulcelluloid.com) and Rufus L de Rham from VCinema (vcinemashow.com), cineAWESOME! (cineawesome.com) discuss the careeers of the cast & crew and ultimately their (somewhat varied) opinions of the film. It’s a round table discussion worth sitting through at 2 hours in length!

Running times for the show segments:
00m 00s – Intro/background
18m 47s – Cast
41m 50s – Paul Quinn
45m 17s – Friend review
70m 50s – Rufus L de Rham
78m 32s – SPOILER discussion

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Podcast On Fire Benefit Show for Japan Earthquake And Tsunami Relief Fund now AVAILABLE!


As explained here, here are the details about the epic 3 HOUR benefit podcast we recorded back in March with a variety of participants. Available as a full podcast or divided into 3 parts, all we require from you is a donation receipt from for instance these charities: Red Cross (US/UK), Japan Society and Global Giving. Email in your receipts at podcastonfire [at] googlemail.com and you’ll get a major Asian cinema fix in a podcast containing:

Hour 1: Stoo, Ken and King Who do Last Movies Watched including Ip Man 2 and Ken chats with VCinema’s Coffin Jon and author/fight choreographer John Kreng.

Hour 2: Stoo, Ken, Phil Gillon of Eastern Film Fans and Mike Maley provides an aural love letter to Sammo Hung.

Hour 3: It’s What’s Korean Cinema? and a discussion of The Chaser featuring Stoo, Ken, Martin Cleary from New Korean Cinema, Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

Plus if you’re a member of our forum located at http://www.podcastonfire.com/forum/, you’ll gain access to an additional 3 HOURS of content from the Benefit show recordings, Simply register and the content is yours!

What’s Korean Cinema? 2: Welcome To Dongmakgol

 

Stoo, Ken and special guests Rufus L de Rham from VCinema (vcinemashow.com), cineAWESOME! (cineawesome.com) and Martin Cleary from New Korean Cinema (newkoreancinema.com) dive deep into the war-comedy-drama Welcome To Dongmakgol. Korean cinema needs 2 hours. So do we.

Episode 2 of What’s Korean Cinema? is also the contribution by the Podcast On Fire Network to the 2011 Korean Blogathon that is starting today and is co-hosted by our special guests Rufus and Martin! Please visit and support it and you’ll experience views from all over the web about Korean cinema for an entire week. And who knows, you might find some new writers and even podcasts to bookmark for the future. So thank you to anyone who found us via the blogathon!

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The Podcast On Fire Network aims to provide a large, continually expanding overview of Asian cinema. On the flagshow Podcast On Fire, the big guns out of Hong Kong cinema gets a spotlight through discussion and review while the remainder of the network shows gives you insight into Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese cinema and the history of adult oriented Hong Kong cinema!

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