East Screen West Screen #140 – Chinese New Year 2013


Episode 140 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 the Year of the Snake and Kevin and I slither through our thoughts of the three new Chinese films released for the lunar holiday. Up first is the third incarnation of the holiday franchise produced by TVB, I LOVE HONG KONG 2013 [2013我愛HK 恭囍發財]. Next we turn to the Happy Ghost himself (Raymond Wong) as he breaks from his traditional All’s Well, Ends Well franchise to bring us HOTEL DELUXE [百星酒店]. Finally, is the long awaited film from director Stephen Chow as he returns to the literary classic featuring the Monkey King with JOURNEY TO THE WEST: CONQUERING THE DEMONS [西遊.降魔篇].

From all of us at East Screen West Screen, we wish you a happy and prosperous Year of the Snake.

Running Time (1:12:12)