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Podcast On Fire 323: Final Justice & Dragon Fight

Stephen Chow enters the big boy film industry and promptly wins an award. And he’s not even funny, in 1988’s Final Justice alongside the man who plays cops: Danny Lee. Also, Stephen Chow goes to America with Jet Li, Dick Wei, and future Mrs. Jet Li to make Hong Kong action cinema noise on the streets of San Francisco. That film is 1989’s Dragon Fight. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Stephen Chow’s early career/box office.
17m 10s – Final Justice review.
51m 57s – Stephen Chow’s early career/box office/director Billy Tang
67m 02s – Dragon Fight review.

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Podcast On Fire 322: The Enigmatic Case & Seven Years Itch

Johnnie To makes his first and second film. Neither are called or are like The Mission. From 1980 we find the martial arts mystery film The Enigmatic Case and writer/producer/star Raymond Wong has To call action and cut for his marital farce Seven Years Itch. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

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Music courtesy of Brian Kirby (shelflifeclothing.com).

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Johnnie To’s early career/box office.
14m 55s – The Enigmatic Case review.
49m 28s – Seven Years Itch box office.
54m 14s – Seven Years Itch review.

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Podcast On Fire 318: The Butterfly Murders

Tsui Hark enters the magical, mystical world of the Wuxia film and the magical world of film, making his debut with 1979’s The Butterfly Murders. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Butterfly Murders background, on Tsui Hark’s early career, alternate versions etc.
29m 08s – The Butterfly Murders review.

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Podcast On Fire 317: The Young Dragons

John Woo comes out swinging and kicking for his debut feature, 1973’s The Young Dragons, with Jackie Chan as his action director. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Young Dragons background.
11m 51s – The Young Dragons review.

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.

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Podcast On Fire 314: 2021 Christmas Special

It’s the annual Podcast On Fire Trivia Night disguised as our Christmas Special. Kenny B is this year’s Lord Quizmaster and Stewart Sutherland and Tom K-W (of The Lager Logs) along with East Screen West Screen’s Paul Fox compete for a sweet Canto-pop prize.

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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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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

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 (shelflifeclothing.com).

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