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East Screen West Screen - Join hosts Paul Fox and Kevin Ma as the talk film from the Fragrant Harbor. Each show will focus on news and reviews from Hong Kong, Asia, and abroad. With occasional guests, interviews, and more, it's audio food for the Asian-film lover.

East Screen West Screen Paul Fox

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    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

East Screen West Screen - Join hosts Paul Fox and Kevin Ma as the talk film from the Fragrant Harbor. Each show will focus on news and reviews from Hong Kong, Asia, and abroad. With occasional guests, interviews, and more, it's audio food for the Asian-film lover.

    ESWS 274 - East Screen: THE WANDERING EARTH [流浪地球] West Screen: ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

    ESWS 274 - East Screen: THE WANDERING EARTH [流浪地球] West Screen: ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

    East Screen West Screen episode 274

    Hong Kong Cinema Podcast
    East Screen: THE WANDERING EARTH [流浪地球]
    West Screen: ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL


    This week we discuss the state of physical media today. Kevin Talks film festivals in Osaka and Amsterdam. and for our films this week it's the Hollywood manga to screen adaptation ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL and the Chinese sci-fi blockbuster THE WANDERING EARTH [流浪地球].

    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!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    ESWS 273 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: ALREADY TOMORROW IN HONG KONG (2016)

    ESWS 273 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: ALREADY TOMORROW IN HONG KONG (2016)

    East Screen West Screen episode 273

    Hong Kong Cinema Podcast

    Hollywood on Hong Kong 8: ALREADY TOMORROW IN HONG KONG (2016)

    As we close out the season of Hollywood on Hong Kong, Kenneth Brorsson and I take a look at the romantically themed indie film ALREADY TOMORROW IN HONG KONG (2016). We then take some time to reflect back on the sub-genres with some recommendations for Hong Kong films along those same lines.

    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!

    • 1 hr 42 min
    ESWS 272 - East Screen: NEW KING OF COMEDY [新喜劇之王] and I LOVE YOU, YOU"RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! [你咪理,我愛你!]

    ESWS 272 - East Screen: NEW KING OF COMEDY [新喜劇之王] and I LOVE YOU, YOU"RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! [你咪理,我愛你!]

    East Screen West Screen episode 272

    Hong Kong Cinema Podcast East Screen: NEW KING OF COMEDY [新喜劇之王] and I LOVE YOU, YOU"RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! [你咪理,我愛你!]

    West Screen: n/a

    After a lengthy unplanned hiatus, the show returns to talk of the 2019 Lunar New Year lineup. Along with some recent news, the show looks in depth at Stephen Chow's NEW KING OF COMEDY [新喜劇之王] and the musical adaptation I LOVE YOU, YOU"RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! [你咪理,我愛你!] along with some brief discussions on the other Hong Kong releases for the holiday period including MISSBEHAVIOR [恭喜八婆], A LIFETIME TREASURE [如珠如寶], A HOME WITH A VIEW [家和萬事驚], PEPPA PIG CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR [小猪佩奇过大年] and INTEGRITY [廉政風雲].

    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!

    • 1 hr 42 min
    ESWS 271 - East Screen: MASTER Z: IP MAN LEGACY [葉問外傳:張天志] and 2.0

    ESWS 271 - East Screen: MASTER Z: IP MAN LEGACY [葉問外傳:張天志] and 2.0

    East Screen West Screen episode 271

    Hong Kong Cinema Podcast
    East Screen: MASTER Z: IP MAN LEGACY [葉問外傳:張天志] and 2.0
    West Screen: n/a

    It's our final episode proper of ESWS and to close out the year Kevin gives us a heads up of what is planned for Lunar New Year release in 2019, then follows up with his take on the spin off film MASTER Z: IP MAN LEGACY [葉問外傳:張天志].. And to finish things off, I get a chance to talk about the sequel to the 2010 sci-fi film Enthiran (ROBOT) titled simply 2.0

    Interlude: n/a
    Interlude 2: Tu Hi Re | 2.0 | Rajinikanth | Akshay Kumar | A.R. Rahman | S. Shankar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZR4k8gFXNyk

    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!

    • 57 min
    ESWS 270 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (1960)

    ESWS 270 - Hollywood on Hong Kong: THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (1960)

    East Screen West Screen episode 270

    Hong Kong Cinema Podcast

    Hollywood on Hong Kong 7: THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (1960)

    Perhaps one of the most recognizable titles of this series, we take a look at THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (1960). For some additional context, we talk about the Hong Kong film MY NAME AIN'T SUZIE [花街時代] (1985).

    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!

    • 1 hr 24 min
    ESWS 269 - East Screen: KEYBOARD WARRIORS [起底組] and GOLDEN JOB [黃金兄弟]

    ESWS 269 - East Screen: KEYBOARD WARRIORS [起底組] and GOLDEN JOB [黃金兄弟]

    East Screen West Screen episode 269

    Hong Kong Cinema Podcast
    East Screen: KEYBOARD WARRIORS [起底組] and GOLDEN JOB [黃金兄弟]
    West Screen: n/a

    On this episode, Kevin talks about the latest film to be based on the virtual spaces of Hong Kong's Golden Forum, KEYBOARD WARRIORS [起底組], then we dial back a few months to talk about the nostalgic return of the Young and Dangerous cast for the international action thriller GOLDEN JOB [黃金兄弟]. We also talk about some Terrace House news and the Golden Horse Awards.

    Interlude: n/a
    Interlude 2: Golden Job Music Video

    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!

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Kenneth-Podcast On Fire ,

Your movies- and news fix straight from Hong Kong

Paul Fox and kevin Ma provide an easily digestibible and informative mix of entertainment news and movie reviews. Keeping it brief every week doesn't mean it's not nuanced and this makes ESWS your perfect stop for what's hot and not in Hong Kong at the moment.

Guppieluv ,

Great podcast with up-to-date info and good commentary

If you're a Hong Kong/Chinese movie lover, this is a great source for the latest reviews! Really like it!

Jisong ,

East Meets West, with guys who love moveis!!!

Great show guys! Thanks for doing this every week!

I just listend your Popspotting episode too, that was fun! Let's hope Jen gets better soon!

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