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ESWS 265 - East Screen: BIG BROTHER [大師兄] West Screen: NEXT GEN

10/7/2018
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ESWS 265 - East Screen: BIG BROTHER [大師兄] West Screen: NEXT GEN Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 265 - East Screen: BIG BROTHER [大師兄] West Screen: NEXT GEN 2 This week Kevin comes to us from the middle of Typhoon Mangkhut to talk about Donnie Yen in his latest film BIG BROTHER [大師兄] and then we discuss a new animated feature on Netflix that was produced in China, NEXT GEN. Show notes and details can be found at our main website. visit us at www.kongcast.com or...

Duration:01:09:33

ESWS 264 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: FIVE GOLDEN DRAGONS (1967)

9/23/2018
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ESWS 264 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: FIVE GOLDEN DRAGONS (1967) Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode - ESWS 264 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: FIVE GOLDEN DRAGONS (1967) 2 Its another episode of Hollywood on Hong Kong and Kenneth Brorsson is here to chat about the 1967 comedy-thriller FIVE GOLDEN DRAGONS. Show notes and details can be found at our main website. visit us at www.kongcast.com or email us at eastscreen@gmail.com As always, thanks for listening!

Duration:01:16:29

ESWS 263 - East Screen/West Screen: CRAZY RICH ASIANS

9/11/2018
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ESWS 263 - East Screen/West Screen: CRAZY RICH ASIANS Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 263 - East Screen/West Screen: CRAZY RICH ASIANS 2 It's a special in-depth episode on the runaway hit CRAZY RICH ASIANS. To help us in our discussion this week, we invite Canadian based film-blogger Wilson Kwong @throwdown815 to hop in the hot seat. Based in Toronto, Wilson writes on a variety of films, but often focuses on Asian Cinema. You can check out his writing at...

Duration:01:33:27

ESWS 262 - East Screen: ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE LAST 49 DAYS West Screen: THE MEG

9/6/2018
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ESWS 262 - East Screen: ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE LAST 49 DAYS West Screen: THE MEG Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 262 - East Screen: East Screen: ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE LAST 49 DAYS West Screen: THE MEG 2 This week, we touch on the season 3 of TERRACE HOUSE: OPENING NEW DOORS, plus Kevin shares his thoughts on ANIMAL WORLD

Duration:01:13:16

ESWS 261 - East Screen: HOUSE OF THE RISING SONS [兄弟班] and FLAVORS OF YOUTH [詩季織々] West Screen: n/a

8/25/2018
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ESWS 261 - East Screen: HOUSE OF THE RISING SONS [兄弟班] and FLAVORS OF YOUTH [詩季織々] West Screen: n/a Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 261 - East Screen: HOUSE OF THE RISING SONS [兄弟班] and FLAVORS OF YOUTH [詩季織々] West Screen: n/a 2 This week, we were very honored to be included in an article about Hong Kong-centric podcasts in the South China Morning Post. We also discuss some of the recent tax issues hitting China based filmmakers, and some Media Asia news. Then for our...

Duration:01:03:01

ESWS 260 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: UP TO HIS EARS (1965)

8/16/2018
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ESWS 260 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: UP TO HIS EARS (1965) Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode - ESWS 260 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: UP TO HIS EARS (1965)) 2 On this episode of our sub-series Hollywood on Hong Kong, we diverge away from Hollywood and head to France for the 1965 film UP TO HIS EARS. Show notes and details can be found at our main website. visit us at www.kongcast.com or email us at eastscreen@gmail.com As always, thanks for listening!

Duration:01:25:14

ESWS 254 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: CHINESE BOX (1998)

8/16/2018
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ESWS 254 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: CHINESE BOX (1998) Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 254 - ESWS 251 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: CHINESE BOX (1998)) 2 It's the third episode of the sub-series Hollywood on Hong Kong. This time Kenneth Brorsson (Podcast on Fire www.podcastonfire.com) and I take a look at Wayne Wang's 1988 feature titled CHINESE BOX., which features a range of Hollywood and Hong Kong actors set amidst the backdrop of the territory's handover in 1997. Show...

Duration:01:25:07

ESWS 259 - East Screen: GODZILLA: CITY ON THE EDGE OF BATTLE [GODZILLA 決戦機動増殖都市] West Screen: SKYSCRAPER

8/3/2018
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ESWS 259 - East Screen: GODZILLA: CITY ON THE EDGE OF BATTLE [GODZILLA 決戦機動増殖都市] West Screen: SKYSCRAPER Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 259 - East Screen: GODZILLA: CITY ON THE EDGE OF BATTLE [GODZILLA 決戦機動増殖都市] West Screen: SKYSCRAPER 2 After a short summer vacation, we return to talk about some of the trailers out of SDCC, news of Tarantino to direct Trek, plus Andy Lau and Herman Yau building things for 'White Storm 2'. Then it's over to our reviews with the second...

Duration:01:32:22

ESWS 258 - East Screen: US AND THEM [後來的我們] and ANIMAL WORLD [动物世界]

7/16/2018
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ESWS 258 - East Screen: US AND THEM [後來的我們] and ANIMAL WORLD [动物世界] Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 258 - East Screen: US AND THEM [後來的我們] and ANIMAL WORLD [动物世界] 2 This week, Kevin reports back from his trip to the Taipei Film Festival. Louis Koo gets a cinema. A new MTR ad campaign in Hong Kong seems very familiar and a new Indian series on Netflix. Then Kevin discusses Rene Liu's film US AND THEM [後來的我們] and Paul takes a look at Han Yan's ANIMAL WORLD [动物世界]. Show...

Duration:01:11:53

ESWS 257 - East Screen: THE TRADING FLOOR [東方華爾街] and THE SUPERNORMAL 3 [大迷信之3潮爆開運王]

7/16/2018
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ESWS 257 - East Screen: THE TRADING FLOOR [東方華爾街] and THE SUPERNORMAL 3 [大迷信之3潮爆開運王] Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 257 - East Screen: THE TRADING FLOOR [東方華爾街] and THE SUPERNORMAL 3 [大迷信之3潮爆開運王] 2 On this episode we discussion some the inclusion of some new members to the Academy, Stephy Tang's win at NYAFF, and the closure of Hong Kong Records. Then Kevin takes a look at Francis Ng in the new Fox TV series THE TRADING FLOOR [東方華爾街] and Paul covers the supernatural...

Duration:01:25:13

ESWS 256 - East Screen: WHEN SUN MEETS MOON [某日某月] and DESTINY: THE TALE OF KAMAKURA [鎌倉ものがたり]

6/28/2018
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ESWS 256 - East Screen: WHEN SUN MEETS MOON [某日某月] and DESTINY: THE TALE OF KAMAKURA [鎌倉ものがたり] Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 256 - East Screen: WHEN SUN MEETS MOON [某日某月] and DESTINY: THE TALE OF KAMAKURA [鎌倉ものがたり] 2 This week we settle back into our respective virtual studio seats across the Pacific pond. Paul gives a brief rundown of his trip to Hong Kong and Japan. Kevin runs through some news including a cinematic theme park set to open in Taiwan. And for the...

Duration:01:04:18

ESWS 255 - East Screen: THE TROUGH [低壓槽] and STAYCATION [一家大晒]

6/17/2018
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ESWS 255 - East Screen: THE TROUGH [低壓槽] and STAYCATION [一家大晒] Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 255 - ESWS 255 - East Screen: THE TROUGH [低壓槽] and STAYCATION [一家大晒] 2 On this episode of East Screen West Screen, we present a special round table discussion recorded in Hong Kong with guests Ross Chen (www.lovehkfilm.com) and Tim Youngs. Between the four of us, we discuss the latest Nick Cheung film THE TROUGH [低壓槽], and Johnson Lee's family comedy STAYCATION [一家大晒]. Show...

Duration:00:44:28

ESWS 253 - West Screen: READY PLAYER ONE

4/19/2018
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ESWS 253 - West Screen: READY PLAYER ONE Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 253 - West Screen: READY PLAYER ONE 2 On this episode, Kevin and I talk about Netflix, cancellations and Cannes. Then we spend a considerable amount of time geeking out over Steven Spielberg's latest film READY PLAYER ONE. Show notes and details can be found at our main website. visit us at www.kongcast.com or email us at eastscreen@gmail.com As always, thanks for listening!

Duration:01:13:06

ESWS 252 - East Screen: NO.1 CHUNG YING STREET [中英街一號] West Screen: TOMB RAIDER

4/6/2018
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ESWS 252 - East Screen: NO.1 CHUNG YING STREET [中英街一號] West Screen: TOMB RAIDER Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 252 - ESWS 252 - East Screen: NO.1 CHUNG YING STREET [中英街一號] West Screen: TOMB RAIDER 2 This week Kevin and I discuss the newest season of TERRACE HOUSE: OPENING NEW DOORS, a ton of new comedy specials out on Netflix. Anthony Wong finds his family with a little bit of help from the media and a quick discussion on some new projects out of FilMart. Then Kevin...

Duration:01:17:50

ESWS 251 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: NOBLE HOUSE (1988)

3/11/2018
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ESWS 251 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: NOBLE HOUSE (1988) Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 251 - ESWS 251 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: NOBLE HOUSE (1988) 2 For the second episode of the sub-series Hollywood on Hong Kong, Kenneth Brorsson (Podcast on Fire) and I follow with Noble House (1988), the literary sequel to Tai-Pan synthesized to the form of a mini-series. Show notes and details can be found at our main website. visit us at www.kongcast.com or email us...

Duration:01:21:40

ESWS 250 - Lunar New Year Special 2018 pt.2 - A BEAUTIFUL MOMENT [我的情敵女婿] THE MONKEY KiNG 3: KINGDOM OF WOMEN [西遊記之女兒國]

3/4/2018
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ESWS 250 - Lunar New Year Special 2018 pt.2 - A BEAUTIFUL MOMENT [我的情敵女婿] THE MONKEY KING 3: KINGDOM OF WOMEN [西遊記之女兒國] Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 250 - Lunar New Year Special 2018 pt.2 - A BEAUTIFUL MOMENT [我的情敵女婿] THE MONKEY KING 3: KINGDOM OF WOMEN [西遊記之女兒國] 2 We finish up our coverage on the Lunar New Year films of 2018 with a look at Patrick Kong's A BEAUTIFUL MOMENT [我的情敵女婿] THE MONKEY KING 3: KINGDOM OF WOMEN [西遊記之女兒國]. Show notes and details can be found...

Duration:01:12:39

ESWS 248 - East Screen: WINE WAR [搶紅] West Screen: THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX

2/23/2018
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ESWS 248 -East Screen: WINE WAR [搶紅] West Screen: THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 248 - ESWS 248 - East Screen: WINE WAR [搶紅] West Screen: THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX 2 On this episode we break down the 2018 HKFA nominations, Paul opines about the Netflix series ALTERED CARBON, plus reviews of Leon Lai's WINE WAR [搶紅] and the third installment in the Cloverfield series THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX. Show notes and details can be found at our main...

Duration:01:06:41

ESWS 249 - Lunar New Year Special 2018 pt.1 - AGENT MR. CHAN [棟篤特工] MONSTER HUNT 2 [捉妖記2]

2/23/2018
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ESWS 249 - Lunar New Year Special 2018 pt.1 - AGENT MR. CHAN [棟篤特工] MONSTER HUNT 2 [捉妖記2] Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 249 - Lunar New Year Special 2018 pt.1 - AGENT MR. CHAN [棟篤特工] MONSTER HUNT 2 [捉妖記2] 2 It's the first of our two part Lunar New Year special for 2018. To kick us off, we talk about some of our favorite LNY films of old. Then Kevin discusses comedian Dayo Wong's latest film AGENT MR. CHAN [棟篤特工]. Then a special guest stops by to review MONSTER HUNT 2...

Duration:01:17:53

ESWS 247 - East Screen: PADMAAVAT and A BETTER TOMORROW 2018 [英雄本色2018]

2/6/2018
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ESWS 247 - East Screen: PADMAAVAT and A BETTER TOMORROW 2018 [英雄本色2018] Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 247 - ESWS 247 - East Screen: PADMAAVAT and A BETTER TOMORROW 2018 [英雄本色2018] 2 This week A brief discussion of Singaporean actress Michelle Chong's promos, Eric Tsang's FATAL VACATION [安樂戰場] (1990) controversy resurfaces, and some Chow Yun Fat news. Then Kevin reviews the latest Bollywood blockbuster with PADMAAVAT and Paul takes a look at the Mainland China remake A...

Duration:01:24:24

ESWS 246 - East Screen: ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLD & GODZILLA: PLANET OF THE MONSTERS

1/22/2018
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ESWS 246 - East Screen: ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLD & GODZILLA: PLANET OF THE MONSTERS Hong Kong Cinema Podcast Podcast episode 246 - ESWS 246 - East Screen: ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLD & GODZILLA: PLANET OF THE MONSTERS 2 On this episode it's time again to discuss the Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards. Then we shift gears to pause to talk a bit about the allegations against Eric Tsang. And for our films this week, Kevin talks of the new blockbuster out of Korea...

Duration:01:14:35