East Screen West Screen #246 ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLDS & GODZILLA: PLANET OF THE MONSTERS

   

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 ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLD and Paul takes a look a the newest in the big G franchise with Netflix’s GODZILLA: PLANET OF THE MONSTERS.
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East Screen West Screen #245 GOLDBUSTER <妖鈴鈴>

It’s our first regular show of the new year and we look back at some of our favorite things from 2017. Paul plays catch up up on more Hong Kong films of 2017 Kevin takes a look at the very last film of the 2017 year with Sandra Ng’s directorial debut in GOLDBUSTER <妖鈴鈴>.
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East Screen West Screen #244 Hollywood on Hong Kong: TAI-PAN (1986)

It’s a new year and time for a new series we call Hollywood on Hong Kong. In this short sub-series we’ll be examining how films from the west have used and portrayed Hong Kong over the years. Joining me for this cinematic retrospective is Podcast on Fire‘s very own Kenneth Brorsson. For our initial film in this series we look at the founding of Hong Kong itself with the 1986 film TAI-PAN.

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