Posts Tagged ‘Wu Jing’

Podcast On Fire 234: Call Of Heroes

A director with a classic touch and classics under his belt (except New Police Story according to Ken), we’re here this episode to review Benny Chan’s latest action epic Call Of Heroes from 2016. A discussion that also serves as a welcome back party for UK’s Cine Asia. With Kenny B and Phil G.

A big thanks and shoutout to Trinity and CineAsia for kindly supplying the Blu Ray for review of the show.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 13: Members Only Archive Dusted #2

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Consisting of outtakes and deleted material from Podcast On Fire 11, 12, 13 (available in the Cast From The Past archive) from 2008, this previously forum exclusive and now website exclusive collection feature tangents on: Fatal Move. why Donnie Yen fails as an actor, the dubs vs subtitles discussion, Skype fail technically and a reminder for you 2013 listeners from 2008 what the Edison Chen scandal was about. It all concludes with the epic Ken, We Miss You-montage.

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Invisible Target (2007)

Invisible Target revolves around three police officers whose lives are changed forever when a group of deadly thieves blow up and rob an armour truck.

Detective Chan Chun (Nicholas Tse) looses his fiancée in eruption of explosions from the hiest. Six months on Chan Chun still mourns his lose and has became a reckless cop who risks his life at the drop of a hat. Carson Fong (Shawn Yue) is a cold badass cop who is taken down a peg when him and his group a torn apart by truck robbers. Junior Officer Wai King Ho (Jaycee Chan) lives in the shadow of his brother who has been missing and seems to be some how related to the deadly group dubbed “The Ronin”. Read the rest of this entry »

“Invisible Target” kicking the UK’s Ass in August!

August 2nd is bringing us a blockbuster dose of Hong Kong Action Cinema. From director Benny Chan comes the exciting thrill ride of high kicks and broken glass in the form of; Invisible Target.

Starring; Nicolas Tse, Shawn Yue, Jaycee Chan and the deadly Wu Jing. Dragon Dynasty via Cine-Asia once again have the UK market by the knackers! At this time no extras have been published, but if this is following suit the original Dragon Dynasty, we should expect the DVD and the Blu-Ray to contain; Audio Commentary by Bey Logan, The Making Of Invisible Target, Trailers, loads of Interviews and plus plenty behind-the-scenes footage!

Check out the Cine-Asia trailer for this release over at YouTube.

Kill Zone (2005)

Plot: Detective Chan (Simon Yam) is forced into a early retirement when he diagnosed with a  brain tumor. This was discovered when he was involved in an car  crash when transporting valuable witnesses to court. Our antagonist, notorious gang leader Wong Po (Sammo Hung) is released from prison when his witnesses died in the crash.

Detective Chan tries his best in the next following years to put the wicked crime lord behind bars, but can’t quite cut it. On his last days of the job he is introduced to his replacement, Officer Ma (Donnie Yen) a young fierce cop with a bad ‘ass reputation. Read the rest of this entry »

Fatal Contact (2006)

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Plot: National Kung Fu champion – Ko Kong (Wu Jing) finds himself being propsitioned by the local triads. They urge him to use his skills on the underground boxing circuit to help him and them earn some easy green.

Refusing their first offer Kong finds himself being convinced by the charm of a young woman called Tin (Miki Yeung). Both of them have came from a poor background and with Kong’s talent they discover that they can become rather wealthy, rather quick.

Befriending triad lacky Captain (Ronald Cheng) a street wise lacky who takes the couple under his wing. As Kong’s undefeated streak continues he catches the attention of triad boss Chansun (Ken Lo), Chansun believes his fighters can beat Kong.

Although when close friends become decieving, can the gullable Kong provale? Read the rest of this entry »

Legend of Zu (2001)

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A big budget Fantasy Martial Arts flick with a reasonable younger cast compared to 1983’s Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain.

Dawn (Cecilia Cheung), the head of the Kun Lun Sect. Although she has been naughty and has fallen in love with her disciple, King Sky (Ekin Cheng). The young couple are soon parted when the evil demon, Insomnia destroys the Kun Lun sector and kills Dawn. King easily gets out numbered, retreats and goes into hiding…

200 years later, King Sky is brought out from his hiding when he meets Red (Louis Koo). Both King & Red come across Insomnia, whom has grown even more powerful and has revealed the plan of him wanting to destroy the mountains of Zu, including the Omei Clan.

King & Red meet the Omei Clan leader, Whitebrows (played by Sammo Hung, reprising his role from the first Zu Warriors Movie). King is suddenly struck when he meets, Enigma. Enigma is one of Whitebrows students and she is the reincarnation of Dawn, although King hasn’t faced the fact that Dawn is gone.

King & Red agree to help Whitebrows to contain Insomnia, whilst he looks for a new weapon to conquer Insomnia… Read the rest of this entry »

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