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Podcast On Fire Network

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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Podcast On Fire 340: Bodyguards And Assassins
Donnie and the gang protect Sun Yat Sen and director Teddy Chen goes through (development) hell trying to get Bodyguards And Assassins made. With Kenny and Phil G. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or X (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby. Running Times: 00m 00s – […]
78:15 17/02/2024
The Director’s Series 39: Johnny Wang – Angry Ranger
Johnny Wang makes his 8th film and proceeds to hurt the Jackie Chan’s Stuntmen Association. With Kenny B and Tom K-W. 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. Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Angry Ranger background. 15m 29s – Angry Ranger review. Show Links: The […]
54:59 27/01/2024
Podcast On Fire 339: 2023 Christmas Special
2023 is coming to a close and the network boys and The Lager Logs gather for the annual Trivia Night. Real time Hallmark fact checking included. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or X (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Show Links: Podcast On Fire at Spotify
71:24 23/12/2023
Podcast On Fire 338: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars
The Lucky Stars are back and go on holiday, there are ladies to be hassled and occasionally an action movie appears. With Kenny B and Phil G. 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. Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Twinkle […]
80:22 16/12/2023
Podcast On Fire 337: Eighteen Springs
Leon Lai tries to make a cinematic dent surrounded by female top talent, behind and in front of the camera. With Kenny B and Phil G. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or X (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Music courtesy of Brian Kirby. Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Eighteen […]
67:30 02/12/2023
This Week In Sleaze 70: Slave Of The Sword
Continuing our look at when the Wuxia film went Category III, in this episode we talk Slave Of The Sword. From the director of Fantasy Mission Force. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or X (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. […]
57:36 11/11/2023
This Week In Sleaze 69: The Assassin
The martial world can be a dirty, grimy place of gory violence, and that can warrant a Category III classification. It did, in the case of the 1993 Wuxia film The Assassin. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE […]
61:13 28/10/2023
Podcast On Fire 336: From Beijing With Love
His name is Chow. Stephen Chow. Comedy-star turned director takes aim at the global phenomenon that is the James Bond franchise, with sprinklings of his personal comedy-stylings in From Beijing With Love from 1994. Kenny B, Paul Fox and Kevin Ma discusses the film’s impact, political satire and why it could never be made today. […]
90:35 14/10/2023
What’s Korean Cinema? 61 – Project Wolf Hunting, Midnight & The Moon
Kenny B and Paul Quinn discuss a trio of recent Korean films that can be found on streaming or digital, on blu ray, and on the cinema screens: Project Wolf Hunting, Midnight and The Moon. Running Times:  00m 00s – Intro/Project Wolf Hunting 25m 11s – Midnight 50m 46s – The Moon Contact the show […]
75:56 23/09/2023
Podcast On Fire 335: Miracles
Jackie Chan does Frank Capra and Jackie Chan, producing the most lavish film of his career in the process. With Kenny B and one half of The Lager Logs and the idea man that kickstarted Podcast On Fire: Stewart Sutherland. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to […]
82:54 02/09/2023
Podcast On Fire 334: Dangerous Encounter – 1st Kind
Mr. Super Happy Fun Guy Tsui Hark has entered the chat and gives us the most nihilistic film of his career. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Action For Everyone podcast. 00m 00s – Intro/Dangerous Encounter – 1st Kind background. 39m 04s – Dangerous Encounter – 1st Kind review. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire […]
88:00 12/08/2023
Podcast On Fire 333: We’re Going To Eat You
It’s a meat and kung fu frenzy as Tsui Hark goes cannibal action comedy on us in We’re Going To Eat You. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Action For Everyone podcast. 00m 00s – Intro/We’re Going To Eat You background. 27m 10s – We’re Going To Eat You review. Contact the show […]
67:22 24/06/2023
The Director’s Series 38: Johnny Wang – Widow Warriors
Johnny Wang brings us widows with guns. With Kenny B and Tom K-W. 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. Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Johnny Wang expanded biography and Widow Warriors background/box office. 23m 05s – Widow Warriors review. Show Links: The Director’s Series […]
58:53 09/06/2023
This Week In Sleaze 68: Kidnap Of Wong Chak Fai
True life Hong Kong crime on film is a staple of Category III film but often in a grisly manner. Serial killers, rapists, cannibalism, that sort of thing. But crime comes in different forms and in this episode we take a look at the kidnapping case of businessman Teddy Wang. A story adapted into a […]
92:15 27/05/2023
Podcast On Fire 332: The Dragon Tamers & Princess Chang Ping
After unleashing a violent basher on us in the form of The Young Dragons, John Woo is assigned to Korea to make further, sometimes naked kung-fu as The Dragon Tamers. Also, you know they say John Woo’s films are like bullet opera, like ballet? Well how about an actual opera? Examining 1976’s Princess Chang Ping, […]
102:43 06/05/2023
Podcast On Fire 331: On The Wrong Track
Youth gone wild at Shaw Brothers, with Andy Lau and from the director of Naked Killer. With Kenny B and Paul Fox. 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) Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Clarence Fok biography 24m 50s […]
74:26 15/04/2023
Podcast On Fire 330: Comrades, Almost A Love Story & Moonlight In Tokyo
Everybody wins something except Leon Lai but along with Maggie Cheung he appears in the 1996 romance classic Comrades, Almost A Love Story. Also, on the streets of Tokyo, a mentally challenged Leon Lai is looking for his brother and finds a childhood friend played by Chapman To. It’s not as sugary as you think. […]
96:13 25/03/2023
What’s Korean Cinema? 60 – Il Mare
Before there was a sassy girl, the ever so luminous Jun Ji-hyun starred in Il Mare, about a mailbox that is a portal to two years earlier. Going back to Korean cinema in the year 2000, with Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid. Running Times:  00m 00s – Intro/reception/on Jun Ji-hyun 28m 25s […]
78:17 04/03/2023
The Director’s Series 37: Johnny Wang – City Warriors & Bloody Brotherhood
Johnny Wang’s characters turn into sadistic animals so it’s easy to know who to hate and who to root for. Also, Andy Lau joins the violent, cinematic universe of Johnny Wang’s and promptly earns him a little bit more money at the box office. Slicing and dicing coming up. With Kenny B and Tom K-W. […]
97:52 18/02/2023
Podcast On Fire 329: Magic Crystal (with special guest Richard Norton)
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 […]
120:34 28/01/2023
Podcast On Fire 328: Fun And Fury & With Or Without You
After having no real action requirements placed on him in Fruit Punch and Wicked City, Leon Lai has to go to action-work in Frankie Chan’s Fun And Fury. Also, Leon and Jacky Cheung fight over the affection of Rosamund Kwan as cop and triad respectively in With Or Without You. With Kenny B and Phil […]
84:03 14/01/2023
Podcast On Fire 327: 2022 Christmas Special
It’s the annual Podcast On Fire holiday extravaganza! Listen in as our various hosts compete to win money, money, money, in the Spectacular, super-colossal Christmas trivia-display contest! (Beagles need not apply). That’s right, Phil G of Eastern Film Fans, Tom K-W (of The Lager Logs) and PoF’s very own Kenny B, take the hot seats […]
76:41 23/12/2022
This Week In Sleaze 67: Naked Poison 1 & 2
A horny underdog battles back with a date rape drug in Naked Poison from 2000. And from Matrix Productions and director Batman Hung, we get a shot on video, softcore porn rendition of Christopher Nolan’s Memento. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Joshua Regal. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on […]
106:16 12/12/2022
Podcast On Fire 326: The Iron Fisted Monk & Carry On Pickpocket
After setting a tone for martial arts choreography in the 70s, Sammo Hung continued to do so as a director and it starts with 1977’s The Iron Fisted Monk.  We then jump forward to 1982’s Carry On Pickpocket and into the modern age where Sammo’s stamp on action finds its place. With Kenny B and […]
122:50 27/11/2022
Podcast On Fire 325: The Head Hunter
Chow Yun-fat as an assassin with a conscience falls in love with a girl, is hunted by another assassin… this does sound familiar but this is from 1982 and it’s called The Head Hunter. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, […]
77:06 12/11/2022
Podcast On Fire 324: The Story Of Woo Viet
Chow Yun-fat appears in one of his first dramatic roles, for emerging director Ann Hui. With Kenny B and Kevin Ma of the East Screen West Screen podcast. 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. Running Times: 00m 00s – […]
88:57 28/10/2022
This Week In Sleaze 66: Tightie Whitie Theatre – Hong Kong Gigolo & The Sleep Curse
The glamorous and punishing world of gigolos. From the director of P Storm.  Also,  the last gory hurrah for the team of Herman Yau and Anthony Wong. With Sleazy K and The Great Lord Johsua Regal. 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 […]
111:38 15/10/2022
What’s Korean Cinema? 59 – Tell Me Something
Dressed up as Silence Of The Lambs and Se7en through grim findings of body parts and constant rain, Korean cinema of 1999 heads into the serial killer film with Tell Me Something. With Kenny B and Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid. Running Times:  00m 00s – Intro/reception. 25m 30s – Director Chang Hoon-yun’s films. 28m […]
80:59 24/09/2022
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 […]
104:47 10/09/2022
The Director’s Series 36: Johnny Wang – The Innocent Interloper & Fury
After two bloody outings in 1985 at Shaw Brothers, including a shaky mixture of comedy combined with grave violence, Johnny Wang attempts to address the balance by keeping matters light, hard but not brutally gory. Flash forward to the movie after where he starts hurting people again using the heroic bloodshed template. With Kenny B […]
73:21 20/08/2022

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