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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 59: In Harm’s Way (aka The Chinese Widow, aka The Hidden Soldier)

The internet said Mabel Cheung co-wrote this Chinese war romance directed by a Danish filmmaker and starring the girl who would be Mulan. Turns out the internet was wrong but we chatted about the film with at least three titles anyway.

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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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The Director’s Series 34: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law FINALE – A Tale Of Three Cities

Mabel Cheung and Alex Law make their Jackie Chan movie but it’s the story of his parents and China’s turbulent history… in feature form. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/The Story Of O (short film) review.
15m 49s – Production background, Tang Wei’s blacklisting, box office.
26m 50s – A Tale Of Three Cities  review

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Podcast On Fire 312: The Tai-Chi Master

The mythical origin points of Tai Chi and its creator gets covered in high flying fashion in Yuen Woo-ping’s The Tai-Chi Master from 1993. With Kenny B and Stewart Sutherland of the Films & Swearing and Lager Logs podcast!

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/The Tai-Chi Master production background.
17m 35s – The Tai-Chi Master review

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Podcast On Fire 311: Black Mask 2 – City Of Masks

It’s possibly the strangest gathering of talents and elements ever. Featuring the man who would be Jigsaw, a former pornographic movie actress, a mainstay of the Coen Brothers’ films, elephants, professional wrestlers, and the world’s busiest action actor. Yes of course, it’s a Tsui Hark film as he returns to the Black Mask universe without Jet Li in Black Mask 2: City Of Masks. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Adkins Undisputed podcast.

Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/background/Scott Adkins’ notes on Black Mask 2
25m 56s – Black Mask 2 review

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This Week In Sleaze 64: Bruce Lee & I

Let’s talk some Bruce Lee and Betty Ting Pei fucking! From the perspective of the latter, we get the story of the pot smoking, drinking, bullying prankster with brain disease that was Bruce Lee. Plus tits, with the Shaw Scope logo proudly attached. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal who invites you into the wild and wacky world of Bruceploitation during the show.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/What is Bruceploitation?
16m 47s – The subgenres of Bruceploitation.
45m 03s – Betty Ting pei biography
52m 25s – On Bruce Lee’s cause of death.
62m 26s – Bruce Lee & I review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 57: Once Upon A Time In Triad Society 1 & 2

Kenny B has talked Once Upon A Time In Triad Society 1 & 2 by himself before. Now he wants to hear Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast talk about them.

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The Podcast On Fire Network aims to provide a large, continually expanding overview of Asian cinema. On the flagshow Podcast On Fire, the big guns out of Hong Kong cinema gets a spotlight through discussion and review while the remainder of the network shows gives you insight into Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese cinema and the history of adult oriented Hong Kong cinema!

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