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Tag: Wuxia

This Week In Sleaze 70: Slave Of The Sword

Continuing our look at when the Wuxia film went Category III, in this episode we talk Slave Of The Sword. From the director of Fantasy Mission Force. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal. Read More

This Week In Sleaze 69: The Assassin

The martial world can be a dirty, grimy place of gory violence, and that can warrant a Category III classification. It did, in the case of the 1993 Wuxia film The Assassin. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal. Read More

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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