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
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Actor, martial artist, teacher and fitness instructor Don Niam sits down with Kenny B to talk of his background, the opportunities during his journey, working on Godfrey Ho’s Undefeatable, its lasting cult appeal, how to craft different skills as you go through your life as a professional business owner and gives us the lowdown on a project that’s been brewing for a while.
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Kenny B sits down with legendary martial artist, action film star, stuntman, fight coordinator, once bodyguard and trainer Richard Norton for a career retrospective. Ranging from his early days of personal bodyguard for the stars, getting into Hong Kong movies and how his career has received a boost through Mad Max: Fury Road.
Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (http://briankirby.net) whose awesome clothing line you can find at http://www.shelflifeclothing.com/.
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Joined by Tom Kent-Williams and David Harris, Ken tackles Godfrey Ho’s B-movie actioner that survived: Undefeatable. Cynthia Rothrock kicking butt flanked by kung-fu fighting cop and Don Niam (and mullet) tear it up Hong Kong style which means this one will have a perfect blend of eyebrow raising, good, mad fun!
For those without the dvd, the commentary is available timed to video, via this playlist link or the video below:
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High paced crime thriller that turns into a martial arts roller coaster from start to finish. Full star cast too; Yuen Biao, Cynthia Rothrock, Melvin Wong, Fan Siu-Wong, Corey Yuen Kwai, Tai Bo, Fung Lee, Wu Ma and Chung Fat!
Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan, a lawyer who witnessed his colleagues assassination, catches the bad guys and attempts to put behind bars, although another man who witnessed the murder was assassinated the night before the trial. Jason looses the case by lack of evidence and decides to retire from the firm.
Jason takes things into his own hands and decides to kill off the gang leaders who staged the murder (one of them played by James Tien). Jason successfully kills off ‘four eyed bill’ and beings planning for the next boss (Tien).
Although the head of the gang takes out his partner Chow Ting-Kwong (Tien) before he could back out of the deal, although after the head leaves, Jason comes to kill Chow but finds out he’s dead…when Jason leaves but bumps into The Lady Dragon (Cynthia Rothrock) a hard as nails cop who has being tailed Jason since his first kill. Although after a small spare Jason escapes the scene of the crime.
Although this murder was witnessed by Yu Chi-Wen (Fan Siu-Wong), who was hiding under a table in the department. He plans to have the leader of the gang put behind bars and have Jasons name cleared…but will he live for that long?
There is also Joe Do (Corey Yuen Kwai) a lazy cop who is teamed up with the Dragon Lady. His father Mr. Do (Wu Ma) is also a cop who refuses to retire because he has nothing else left in his life apart from his son and his job. Read More