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Posts Tagged ‘Wuxia’

Podcast On Fire 318: The Butterfly Murders

Tsui Hark enters the magical, mystical world of the Wuxia film and the magical world of film, making his debut with 1979’s The Butterfly Murders. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Butterfly Murders background, on Tsui Hark’s early career, alternate versions etc.
29m 08s – The Butterfly Murders review.

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Podcast On Fire 316: The Eagle Shooting Heroes

Before there was a completed and released Ashes Of Time, pretty much everyone that ended up being associated with it made something very silly: 1993’s The Eagle Shooting Heroes.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Eagle Shooting Heroes production background, box office, reception, missing footage.
26m 22s – The Eagle Shooting Heroes review.

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Podcast On Fire 315: Ashes Of Time

When Wong Kar-wai does a Wuxia film, things get introspective and blurry. Joining Kenny B to discuss Ashes Of Time is Paul Fox and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Jin Yong biography and discussion.
34m 35s – Ashes of Time production background, box office, awards, the Redux cut.
53m 48s – Ashes Of Time review.

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 58: The Moon Warriors

It turns out the duo of Mabel Cheung and Alex Law wrote and directed parts of Sammo Hung’s 1992 Wuxia movie The Moon Warriors. It’s not as odd and scandalous as it sounds. Kenny B and Tom K-W break it down for you.

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Podcast On Fire 304: One-Armed Swordsman & One-Armed Boxer

Chop Chop. Twice we watch Jimmy Wang Yu lose his arm as we are doing another entry in the Versus Series. He loses it for the first time in 1967’s One-Armed Swordsman at Shaw Brothers for director Chang Cheh and then again in 1972 as he directs himself in One-Armed Boxer. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/One-Armed Swordsman background
26m 13s – One-Armed Swordsman  review
54m 45s – One-Armed Boxer review

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This Week In Sleaze 62: Tightie Whitie Theatre – The Story Of Lady Sue & Madame Fung Shen’s Lover

Let’s start the we wish you a merry fucking by Chaaaaaarrrliiiie Cho-carol! In the spirit of Christmas and tradition, here on This Week In Sleaze we are talking two Charlie Cho movies as we say goodbye to this dreadful year that was 2020. In The Story Of Lady Sue, Charlie has a sweet pencil thin moustache and shoots energy bolts out of his hands and in Madam Fung Shen’s Lover, aka Demon Wet Nurse, his prowess is so mighty women literally die (or faint) after having sex with him. I think we’ve picked the right films for Christmas.  With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal. King Who? also stops by to share his thoughts on the films.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Story Of Lady Sue review
45m 34s – Madame Fung Shen’s Lover review
80m 07s – King Who? reviews The Story Of Lady Sue and Madame Fung Shen’s Lover

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Taiwan Noir 31: Fearless Fighters & Dynasty

Kung-fu makes a splash in America via Bruce Lee, via King Boxer but a Taiwanese Wuxia from 1971 unexpectedly dazzled audiences as well. Armed with an array of deadly kung fu killers and a promotional campaign for the ages, in 1973 Fearless Fighters came to America. Also, kung fu cinema in the third dimension in 1977’s Dynasty. With Kenny B and Todd Stadtman.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Fearless Fighters background.
21m 58s – Fearless Fighters review
46m 42s – Dynasty, 3D background, Dorian Tan biography
58m 53s – Dynasty review

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