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"A podcast about nothing by two guys who think they know everything" Your hosts Jacob Nelson & Chase Smith discover new craft beer, whiskey, wine, hot sauce and hot topics(NOT THE CRAPPY SCENE-KID STORES)as they raise a little hell for the people.
 
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Jet Li is a super soldier Kato lookalike in Hong Kong’s superhero actioner Black Mask. With Kenny B and Michael Scott of the Admins Undisputed podcast. Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Michael Scott interview 24m 40s – Black Mask background/box office/on director Daniel Lee/Taiwanese version 43m 03s – Black Mask review Contact the show via […]…
 
A podcast that originally was supposed to be on the Spectrum blu ray of Spacked Out, Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast discuss the Johnnie To produced Category III rated youth drama from director Lawrence Lau. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter …
 
Sandwiched in between Young And Dangerous 5 and its concluding part Born To Be King, Andrew Lau and Manfred Wong take us back to the past Hung Hing boys. Played by other boys. It’s Young And Dangerous: The Prequel and as a send off to the coverage despite having no narrative connection to the universe, […]…
 
Our series on the films of Michael Wong comes to a close. Will he be Wong or Wrong? A trio of movies is up for review, starting with the Tsui Hark, Jean-Claude Van Damme visual treat that is Knock Off. Going from Hong Kong to Prague, Michael teams up with Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon for […]By Kenny B, Various
 
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 […]…
 
It’s the last adventure of the Hung Hing boys, in Born To Be King from 2000. Also that same year, perhaps as a way of making up for his absence in part 5, Chicken’s backstory gets revealed by the director of Portland Street Blues in Those Were The Days. With Kenny B and Paul Fox […]By Kenny B, Various
 
Chop Chop. Twice we watch Jimmy Wang Yu lose his arm as we are doing another entry in the Versus Series. He loses it for the first time in 1967’s One-Armed Swordsman at Shaw Brothers for director Chang Cheh and then again in 1972 as he directs himself in One-Armed Boxer. With Kenny B and […]By Kenny B, Various
 
It’s triad election time again, as orchestrated by Johnnie To and with Big Tony out of the way, it’s now Simon Yam vs Louis Koo in Election 2. Also, Coming To America Hong Kong style in the 1990 Chinese new Year comedy The Fun, The Luck And The Tycoon. With Kenny B and Kevin Ma […]By Kenny B, Various
 
Together with Kenny B, Phil G, Paul Fox and David Lam, Tom K-W hosts another Asian cinema trivia night as we say goodbye to the strange year that was 2020. Artwork courtesy of David Lam. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to…
 
Michael Wong becomes part of Best Picture history at the Hong Kong Film Awards with Beast Cops. Also, he takes charge of his filmmaking destiny by directing a movie. On the hunt for VCD bootleggers and drug dealers, we discuss Miles Apart from 2000. With Kenny B and Phil G of Eastern Film Fans. Contact […]…
 
Andy Lau takes on Ni Kuang’s creation, the adventurer Wesley in Andrew Lau’s The Wesley’s Mysterious File. Cue uncomfortable silence. Also to finish off the series on “the other Wisely films”, we take a look at A Tale From The East from 1990 where the creator plays his creation. With Kenny B, Paul Fox and […]…
 
Hong Kong’s Indiana Jones style adventurer Wisely has been featured on the big screen in movies such as The Seventh Curse and The Cat, both of which have been covered before on the network, but this time we’re diving deeper into the catalogue as we watch Sam Hui chase a dragon pearl in The Legend […]…
 
George Lazenby goes to Hong Kong. As does Hammer Films and in 1974 we got a pair up modern-day punch ups where Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers opened their doors to overseas guests. The results were the George Lazenby starrer Stoner at Golden Harvest and Hammer and Shaw Brothers gave us Shatter. This is our […]…
 
The 5th entry in the Young And Dangerous triad saga appeared in 1998. So as the series and the Hung Hing boys grow older, how’s the quality at this point? Find out as we discuss Young And Dangerous 5. And in 1999, someone thought it would be a good idea to give greasy haired, nose […]By Kenny B, Various
 
It’s the emergence of Stone Wong, a role Michael Wong would be associated with and known for from this point in his career training Special Duties Unit cadets, fighting crimes and dealing with drama at home. It’s the cop soap opera era, arriving in the form of 1994’s The Final Option. Also, a Lantau Island […]…
 
Michelle Yeoh battles ex-soldiers turned vicious criminals, joins forces with a Japanese cop who wants out of the game and Michael Wong as Michael Wong either really likes buying flowers or desperately wants into the trousers of Michelle’s character. In the second episode in our series on Michael Wong’s career, we discuss and review David […]…
 
Johnnie To’s stable of Milkyway players and crew deliver the first in an epic saga about the rigid rules and regulations in a triad election. It still means deception, betrayal, violence in 2005’s Election. But in the first half, another Hong Kong cinema action star tries to make his mark in Hollywood. Jet Li gets […]…
 
Continuing the Versus Series, lined up for review is Golden Harvest’s 1973 Angela Mao movie When Taekwondo Strikes. She might take your head off, fighting on the side of the Korean people against the Japanese. Also, in Heroes Of The East, Lau Kar-Leung depicts Chinese versus Japanese martial arts in a more nuanced and friendly […]…
 
The final verdict, final judgement is being handed in in this the finale to our Ekin Cheng movie review series, dubbed The Ekin Hour. Will he be Ekin or Achin? First up is Benny Chan’s action thriller Divergence featuring an emotional Aaron Kwok and a lot of standing and sitting still by Ekin. Together with […]…
 
"Holy sheep shet!" they actually did it! Another new episode of complete debauchery by your hosts Jacob Nelson & Chase Smith! The gents are joined by America's favorite married couple, Augi & Amber Tuedela! Featuring a very special guest all the way from the mysterious central sands of Wisconsin, Courtney Breedlove. The gang discuss everything from…
 
We kick off a sub-section of Podcast On Fire dubbed The Versus-Series, where we place content, characters and theme in two respective movies against each other. The first installment concerns Wong Fei-Hung, as envisioned by Golden Harvest and Shaw Brothers respectively. 1974’s The Skyhawk starring Kwan Tak-hing as Wong Fei-Hung in one of his many a…
 
For the third time in 1996, the Hung Hing boys have themselves another triad adventure and quest for box office. We review and discuss Andrew Lau’s Young And Dangerous 3 in the first half of the show. Also the Yuen Clan take their crazy pills and goes off to make movies. This time supernatural, comedic shenanigans […]…
 
From husband and wife to brother and sister and vampire hunters, the next part of The Ekin Hour is a double bill of Ekin Cheng and Charlene Choi pair ups. First in My Wife Is 18 a 30 year old Ekin marries an 18 year old Charlene Choi and then Ekin busts some vampire heads….mainly with […]By Kenny B, Various
 
Actress Jade Leung of Black Cat fame and Michael Tong were recently at the New York Asian Film Festival to present and promote the action film The Fatal Raid and This Week In Sleaze co-host King Who? sat down with the duo for brief chat. He also recaps the day with Kenny B. Contact the […]By Kenny B, Various
 
After chopping away on the mean streets of Hong Kong for director Andrew Lau, Ekin took the leap onto the big green screen for the director in the 1998 Wuxia film The Storm Riders. Also, an adult triad punk tries to do good in Jingle Ma’s Goodbye Mr. Cool. Talking to you during this Ekin […]By Kenny B, Various
 
It’s the screen debut of Hong Kong’s favourite, contemplative piglet who may not look like Chow Yun-fat or Tony Leung but has ambitions nonetheless in the 2001 animated movie My Life As McDull. Also Peter Chan returns to Hong Kong screens as part of the horror anthology movie Three, directing the award winning piece Going […]…
 
After proving himself as action director working for Chang Cheh for many years, Lau Kar-Leung took his first steps towards being a legendary kung fu FILMMAKER with his feature debut The Spiritual Boxer from 1975. Also, producer and director Lo Wei casts young talent Jackie Chan for the sequel to the iconic Bruce Lee Fist […]…
 
Phil G talks to Steve Kerridge who has over 40 years of experience in training and teaching in martial arts, is a Black belt and the founder of Essex Kickboxing Academy. He is also the highly regarded author of many publications on the legend that is Bruce Lee including Legends Of The Dragon and Mandarin […]…
 
First we went after Alan Tam, then we set our sights on defaming George Lam and now we tackle another uneven actor that we’ve perceived as being harmful to the movie viewing experience. The face of Young And Dangerous, Chan Ho-Nam himself: Ekin Cheng. For episode 1, we look at the modestly titled Return To A Better Tomorrow […]…
 
After proving he could generate box office via his American action movie debut Hard Target, John Woo delivered 1996’s Broken Arrow. Also, a little swordplay movie from a Taiwanese director won som Oscars and made money. It’s called Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. Am sure you’ve heard of it. With Kenny B and Dr. Stan Glick. […]…
 
The Hung Hing Boys make a quick return to Hong Kong screens but one of them is stuck in Taiwan. This means we’ll take a look at Andrew Lau’s Young And Dangerous 2. Also Hammer Films and Shaw Brothers get to merge their take on depicting vampire battles the Western and Eastern way in The Legend […]By Kenny B, Various
 
A major comedy hit from Stephen Chow, we take a… dip into his 2016 movie Mermaid still not starring or even super starring himself. But there’s new talent that he puts his comedy voice into so how do they do? With Kenny B, Podcast On Fire founder and host of the Films And Swearing podcast Stewart Sutherland […]…
 
Angelica Lee sees dead people in The Eye from 2002, by the Pang Brothers. With Kenny B and Paul Fox 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…
 
It’s Trivia Night this year as well! Listen to the battle between Phil G, Todd Stadtman and late arrival Tom K-W as they and Lord Quizmaster Kenny B close out the year. Also, a Hallmark-movie review. Thank you for your support in 2018 and we’ll be back in January. Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of […]…
 
It’s the decade of Tsui Hark bringing effects and a frantic energy to the Hong Kong fantasy movie and we stop at his work as producer in 1987’s A Chinese Ghost Story. With Kenny B and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Ken’s note: In the Taiwan Golden Horse awards-section, I mistakenly identified […]…
 
A Lunar New Year comedy is perhaps not the best pick for an in depth discussion as they are often designed as harmless, audience friendly entertainment. They sometimes stand out, they sometimes don’t as the stars of the day ham it up and play dress up. But when Milkyway’s Wai Ka-fai brought 2004’s Fantasia to […]…
 
John Woo returns to the genre that made his name with 2017’s Manhunt and in 1989, Woo and friends got together to help out a master and mentor and the result was Just Heroes. With Kenny B and Trapped In The Screening Room’s Tyler Miller. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook […]…
 
The George Lam Defaming Sessions come to an end! Is George Lam Or Lame? Find out in the triple review, bumper pack finale! First up, George Lam and Sammo Hung are forced to become juvenile detention career advisors in The Owl Vs Bumbo. In A Queer Story George plays a gay man struggling with his […]By Kenny B, Various
 
It’s The Thomas Crown Affair Hong Kong style in the form of 1987’s Easy Money. With Michelle Yeoh as the thief and George Lam as the sexy insurance investigator with a killer laserdisc and vhs collection. Also, that magnificent George Lam in his flying machine. Which has a place within the body of an actioner set […]…
 
Stephen Chow returns, reprises, puts forth a variation of his secret agent character and is Agent 00 Q Division essentially in the smash hit Forbidden City Cop. Also, Chow Yun-fat continues his Hollywood adventure and this time gets a meaty role vs Jodie Foster in Anna And The King. No singing. No Yul Brunner. With Kenny […]…
 
Mainland filmmaker Feng Xiao Gang does a 2 hour epic covering the Cultural Revolution and the Sino Vietnamese War… mostly from the perspective of a performance arts troupe. A small story set amidst big, changing times, Kenny B speaks of the film and also about that time he threw out almost all his dvd… covers. […]…
 
It’s the start of the adventures of the young, mostly impossibly handsome triad punks and their journey towards rising in the ranks of the Hung Hing triad society and that comes in the form of Young And Dangerous from 1996. We also take a look at the follow up to the Jet Li vehicle Fong […]By Kenny B, Various
 
BMW Films followed up their popular series of short films a year later, with an additional three and repping Asia and specifically Hong Kong this time was John Woo. And in 2016, BMW Films acknowledged the 15th anniversary of the project by debuting a brand new short called The Escape. With Kenny B and Paul […]…
 
In 2001, BMW released a series of short films for the internet starring Clive Owen. Showcasing their chosen models of cars but also giving said directors the freedom to inject their style and voices, across 3 seasons, this included Asian talent such as John Woo, Ang Lee and Wong Kar-Wai and over the next two […]…
 
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