His name is Chow. Stephen Chow. Comedy-star turned director takes aim at the global phenomenon that is the James Bond franchise, with sprinklings of his personal comedy-stylings in From Beijing With Love from 1994. Kenny B, Paul Fox and Kevin Ma discusses the film’s impact, political satire and why it could never be made today. Read More
Category: Podcast On Fire
The flagship show Podcast On Fire covers classic Hong Kong cinema, everything from Bruce Lee to Jackie Chan, John Woo and Jet Li! Featuring in depth discussions with an aura of fun, this is your primary stop in the podcast world for classic Hong Kong cinema!
Mr. Super Happy Fun Guy Tsui Hark has entered the chat and gives us the most nihilistic film of his career. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Action For Everyone podcast. Read More
After unleashing a violent basher on us in the form of The Young Dragons, John Woo is assigned to Korea to make further, sometimes naked kung-fu as The Dragon Tamers. Also, you know they say John Woo’s films are like bullet opera, like ballet? Well how about an actual opera? Examining 1976’s Princess Chang Ping, with Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Read More
Everybody wins something except Leon Lai but along with Maggie Cheung he appears in the 1996 romance classic Comrades, Almost A Love Story. Also, on the streets of Tokyo, a mentally challenged Leon Lai is looking for his brother and finds a childhood friend played by Chapman To. It’s not as sugary as you think. He also becomes a Korean gigolo, in 2005’s Moonlight In Tokyo from the writers of Infernal Affairs. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans. Read More