Posts Tagged ‘Yuen Biao’

Podcast On Fire 173: The Prodigal Son & Fist Of Fury

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We are back, Hong Kong Horror Month is behind us and we’re going from oh so exciting, messed up genre movies to discussing classic Hong Kong cinema and for this episode the selection is two, depending on your view, martial arts classics in the form of 1981′s The Prodigal Son directed by Sammo Hung and starring Yuen Biao and Lam Ching Ying and Lo Wei’s Fist Of Fury from 1972 starring Bruce Lee. With Kenny B is Phil G (Eastern Film Fans) as well as special guests Chris Jones and Martin Wan of SG Action.

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Cast From The Past: Podcast on Fire 13 – Chocolate Edition

podcast13The next Cast From The Past (a series of shows lost from our iTunes feed and website) from 2008 features Stoo,  Mike Banner and special guest Scott Napier. Drooling over the at the time fresh Thai action project Chocolate, the gang also gets in mini-reviews of The Barefoot Kid, On The Run and discuss whether investments in Mainland Chinese movie productions is a good thing or not.

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Podcast On Fire 156: Keith Vitali Interview Part 1

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We’re extremely honored to be able to sit down with actor, producer, fight choreographer, writer, Black Belt Magazine Black Belt Hall Of Famer Keith Vitali for a 2 part interview on his careeer! This first part covers Keith’s introduction to martial arts, the making of Revenge Of The Ninja and Sammo Hung’s Wheels On Meals!

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Podcast On Fire 149: Once Upon A Time In China

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Stoo and Andy return for another Scottish Edition of Podcast on Fire. Taking a page from Ken’s crew, we are focusing on some well known Hong Kong Cinema. Starting with the first podcast of our Once Upon A Time In China-series coverage! The first in a 4 part special, episode one covers therefore covers Tsui Hark’s Once Upon a Time in China.

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The Director’s Series 6: Nam Nai-choi – Peacock King & Saga Of The Phoenix

Japanese money, manga adaptation merged with Nam Nai-choi… find out how these Yuen Biao vehicles fare under the watchful eye of the profile chosen for this  Director’s Series. Anime exposure, Yuen Biao, Gloria Yip and Genie-discussion guaranteed.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Background/Yuen Biao bio/discussion
37m 00s – Peacock King Review
62m 50s – Gloria Yip bio/discussion
67m 25s – Shintaro Katsu bio/discussion
73m 50s – Saga Of The Phoenix Review

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Taiwan Noir 2: On The Society File Of Shanghai


Kenny B along with special guest and hopefully future co-host John Charles hit a key movie in the wave of Taiwanese social realism: Wang Chu-chin’s On The Society File Of Shanghai (1981). The movie that also gave Taiwanese cinema Liu Hsiao-fen (depicted above). Also featuring a Last Taiwanese Movies Watched-segment that gives you heroic goreshed and Long Wolf And Cub…Taiwanese style!

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Podcast On Fire 98: While Stoo’s gaming, Ken and John chat part 1

Catching up with author, stunt Coordinator, fight Coordinator, actor, professional stand up-comedian, action film historian and friend of the show John Kreng, the  chat went on for 3 hours and this first part contains only the network updates if you can believe that.  Jumping from topic to topic, Ken and John touch upon persons and subjects such as Lam Ching-Ying, old 3D Hong Kong movies, Commentary On Fire plans, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao’s dispute with Ronny Yu and the difficulty Hong Kong filmmakers faces when working in the West. Plus a of EXCLUSIVE new shows on the network-announcements!

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