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Podcast On Fire 306: Knockabout & Monkey Kung Fu


It’s Monkey Kung Fu, across Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers in this entry of the Versus Series. First up, Sammo Hung’s 1979 kung fu comedy Knockabout starring Yuen Biao and from Shaw Brothers in the same year, John Law’s Monkey Kung Fu. Featuring in a rare starring role master action director and director Ching Siu-tung. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Knockabout review
44m 25s – Monkey Kung Fu review

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Podcast on Fire 38: Filler before the JOF

While you eagerly wait for the newest Commentary On Fire and the first in our Japan On Fire-series, the trio you’ve came to love punch in to deliver 90 minutes of fun. Ken talks sleaze, Stoo deconstructs Knockabout but when Mike joins, it’s two against one in the discussion of a possible Sympathy For Lady Vengeance remake and Andrew Lau’s skills as a cinematographer turned director. It’ll do nicely until next time. Welcome in!

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