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Podcast On Fire 315: Ashes Of Time

When Wong Kar-wai does a Wuxia film, things get introspective and blurry. Joining Kenny B to discuss Ashes Of Time is Paul Fox and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast.

Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Jin Yong biography and discussion.
34m 35s – Ashes of Time production background, box office, awards, the Redux cut.
53m 48s – Ashes Of Time review.

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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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What’s Korean Cinema? 56 – Voice & A Blood Pledge

The whispers in the corridor do not stop and the Ghost School Horror series out of Korea is on its fourth and fifth entry: 2005’s Voice and 2009’s A Blood Pledge. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/series box office, notes on the director
27m 17s – Voice review
63m 10s – Notes on A Blood Pledge director, producer, box office
72m 19s – A Blood Pledge review

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Podcast On Fire 313: Profile In Anger & Danger Has Two Faces

In another entry in The Versus-series, Leung Kar-yan makes his directorial debut with the wild revenge actioner Profile In Anger from 1984 and in the Shaw Brothers production Danger Has Two Faces from 1985 he’s an ex-cop turned assassin for hire. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Adkins Undisputed podcast.

00m 00s – Intro/Leung Kar-Yan biography.
23m 30s – Profile In Anger review.
54m 15s – Alex Cheung biography.
60m 45s – Danger Has Two Faces review

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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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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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