East Screen West Screen #125 – Journey to the Breast

Episode 125 of the East Screen West Screen podcast.  Talking films from Hong Kong to Hollywood and lots of stuff in between.

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This week we head back into category III territory with the soft core Hong Kong film DUE WEST: OUR SEX JOURNEY [一路向西]. Joining Kevin and I as we unravel this latest entry into sexy-time cinema is Dr. Sean Tierney who discusses with us the ins and outs of the film and the return of the category III film to mainstream cinemas.

We also discuss Robert McKee’s comments that China needs more comedies, the withdrawal of THE FLOATING CITY [浮城] and news about the latest Godzilla film.

Running Time (1:23:12)

 

East Screen West Screen #124 – Bullets Over Bummer

Episode 124 of the East Screen West Screen podcast.  Talking films from Hong Kong to Hollywood and lots of stuff in between.

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This week we bring us a pairing between veteran actor Lau Ching Wan and former music idol Nic Tse in a Sherlock-ian style mystery THE BULLET VANISHES [消失的子彈]. Kevin covers the latest Bollywood hit, BARFI. I head back to the biohazard apocalypse for RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION and Kevin gears up to take on THE EXPENDABLES 2.

We also discuss what a new iPhone and 2nd Apple Store mean for content on the Hong Kong iTunes store and the news of Jackie Chan’s return to the Police Story franchise in 2013.

Running Time (1:18:29)

East Screen West Screen #123 – Simon Yam vs. Simon Ham

Episode 123 of the East Screen West Screen podcast.  Talking films from Hong Kong to Hollywood and lots of stuff in between.

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It’s a short show this week as family obligations kept the schedule tied up, but Kevin takes us through the Korean heist film THE THIEVES which features a small role by Hong Kong actor Simon Yam.  Then we turn off all sense of cinema sanity to cover PASSION ISLAND [熱愛島], also starring Simon Yam.  Finally Kevin heads back to Hollywood for SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.

Running Time (53:08)

PASSION ISLAND [熱愛島] SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLDTHE THIEVES

 

 

 

 

 

NEWS:

  • None this week…

 

EAST SCREEN:

  • THE THIEVES (Korea)

  • PASSION ISLAND [熱愛島]

 

WEST SCREEN:

  • SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD

 

VIDEO PICK:

  • n/a

 

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