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Wu Chien-Lien

Podcast On Fire 204: Casino Raiders II

For this episode, we take a look at 1991’s Casino Raiders II… which is NOT the sequel to Casino Raiders 1. Hong Kong cinema logic, with Kenny B and special co-host Mike Leeder. 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 …

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Podcast On Fire 154: A Moment Of Romance & Bullet In The Head

Remember the summer of 1990 when two action-drama and romance classics came out and that you were left devastated after each one? If you did (and even if you didn’t), here’s your chance to relive some of that through Kenny B’s and Tom K-W’s discussion on Benny Chan’s A Moment Of Romance and John Woo’s …

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Podcast On Fire 132: Milkyway Treasures – Intruder

Trying to find their way and money, Johnnie To and Wai Ka-fai gave Stephen Chow’s scriptwriter his own Category III rated, dark and relentless terrorride. Tonight it’s Tsang Kan-cheung’s Intruder (1997) that gets the spotlight. Dogs and kids are NOT safe from Wu Chien-lien. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our …

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Podcast on Fire 130: Milkyway Treasures – Beyond Hypothermia

The debut of our coverage of forgotten, somewhat forgotten or unavailable movies from the first few years of Johnnie To’s and Wai Ka-fai’s production company Milkyway Image, the very start is the focus for this episode: Patrick Leung’s assassination-thriller Beyond Hypothermia, starring Wu Chien-lien and Lau Ching-wan. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at …

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Peace Hotel (1995)

Plot (Optimum Asia): Chow (Hard Boiled, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) plays a legendary killer who slaughters his entire gang after the death of his wife. As penance, he opens the Peace Hotel, a sanctuary for criminals, seedy characters and anyone seeking safety. As long as patrons can make their way to the hotel, they are …

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