On this episode we look at the latest quirky comedy from Hong Kong with THE BOUNTY [懸紅]. Then Kevin talks about a superhero comedy (in the vein of ‘Kickass’ and ‘Defendor’) that stars Kevin Spacey (and takes place in China) called INSEPARABLE. We also touch on the 15th anniversary of the Hong Kong Handover, the rollout of the iTunes store for Hong Kong and a brand new podcast over at the Podcast on Fire network.
Running Time (1:18:11)
It’s the 15th Anniversarry of the Handover…hooray?
This week we take a look at an action comedy from Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee in DOUBLE TROUBLE [寶島雙雄]. Kevin looks at the latest cars and cops flick from Shawn Yu and Anthony Wong with MOTORWAY [車手]. Finally for West Screen I do my best to cover WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING. We also touch on some of the news coming out of the Shanghai International Film Festival.
It’s a big show with two guest hosts sitting in. In chair number 3 is Hong Kong Dave on holiday from the UK and his regular beat PODCAST ON FIRE. In chair 4 is local independent filmmaker Marco Sparmberg to talk about his latest project HAEXAGON. Along with Kevin, the four of us discussion a new ‘reality’ film from Hong Kong in THE CASES [魕], the latest vehicle of Angelababy in FIRST TIME [第一次] another take on fairytales with SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN and the much awaited prequel PROMETHEUS.