Jackie Chan does Frank Capra and Jackie Chan, producing the most lavish film of his career in the process. With Kenny B and one half of The Lager Logs and the idea man that kickstarted Podcast On Fire: Stewart Sutherland. Read More
Tag: Asian action cinema
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
Johnny Wang’s characters turn into sadistic animals so it’s easy to know who to hate and who to root for. Also, Andy Lau joins the violent, cinematic universe of Johnny Wang’s and promptly earns him a little bit more money at the box office. Slicing and dicing coming up. With Kenny B and Tom K-W. Read More
Wong Jing makes his Wong Jing film, which means he steals from all other films but he lets his action director be the star of the show as well, in Magic Crystal from 1986. Also, actor Richard Norton goes down Magic Crystal memory lane in an extended conversation mid-episode. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Read More
After having no real action requirements placed on him in Fruit Punch and Wicked City, Leon Lai has to go to action-work in Frankie Chan’s Fun And Fury. Also, Leon and Jacky Cheung fight over the affection of Rosamund Kwan as cop and triad respectively in With Or Without You. With Kenny B and Phil G. Read More
It’s the annual Podcast On Fire holiday extravaganza! Listen in as our various hosts compete to win money, money, money, in the Spectacular, super-colossal Christmas trivia-display contest! (Beagles need not apply). That’s right, Phil G of Eastern Film Fans, Tom K-W (of The Lager Logs) and PoF’s very own Kenny B, take the hot seats to be grilled like chestnuts roasting on an open fire, by this year’s Krampus of Christmas, Paul F.