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Posts Tagged ‘Mabel Cheung’

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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The Director’s Series 33: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Echoes Of The Rainbow

Alex Law sits in the director’s chair for the first time since the 90s and saves a local Hong Kong street, in real life in the process. Also awards and stuff for 2010’s Echoes Of The Rainbow. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/background and reception of Echoes Of The Rainbow
22m 36s – Echoes Of The Rainbow  review

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The Director’s Series 32: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Traces Of A Dragon

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

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Beijing Rocks Quick-Take
22m 37s – Hong Kong Pilots quick-take
30m 05s – Traces Of A Dragon production background
36m 25s – Traces Of A Dragon review

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The Director’s Series 31: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – The Soong Sisters

Mabel Cheung and Alex Law take their storytelling out of the current and small, intimate arenas of Hong Kong, China and New York and go for scope depicting three female political figures in Chinese history in The Soong Sisters. With Kenny B, Tom-K-W and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/City Of Glass Quick-Take
29m 55s – Biographies of the real life Soong sister and production background of the movie.
53m 48s – The Soong Sisters review

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The Director’s Series 30: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Eight Taels Of Gold

Mabel Cheung brings her characters home FROM New York this time around, continues the working relationship with Sammo Hung exploring his dramatic range and he’s paired up with Sylvia Chang for the rural, remote drama Eight Taels Of Gold. With Kenny B and Tom K-W.

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/Now You See Love… Now You Don’t Quick-Take
17m 42s – Eight Taels Of Gold reception/Sylvia Chang biography and discussion
38m 06s – Eight Taels Of Gold review

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