31 episodes

Featuring in depth reviews and thoughts on classic and maybe not so classic directors that in their own way played an important part of shaping Hong Kong cinema.

The Director's Series (Podcast On Fire Network) Kenny B, Tom K-W

    • TV & Film

Featuring in depth reviews and thoughts on classic and maybe not so classic directors that in their own way played an important part of shaping Hong Kong cinema.

    The Director’s Series 31: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – The Soong Sisters

    The Director’s Series 31: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – The Soong Sisters

    Mabel Cheung and Alex Law take their storytelling out of the current and small, intimate arenas of Hong Kong, China and New York and go for scope depicting three female political figures in Chinese history in The Soong Sisters. With Kenny B, Tom-K-W and Paul Fox of the East Screen West Screen podcast. Contact the […]

    • 1 hr 42 min
    The Director’s Series 30: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Eight Taels Of Gold

    The Director’s Series 30: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – Eight Taels Of Gold

    Mabel Cheung brings her characters home FROM New York this time around, continues the working relationship with Sammo Hung exploring his dramatic range and he’s paired up with Sylvia Chang for the rural, remote drama Eight Taels Of Gold. With Kenny B and Tom K-W. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook […]

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Director’s Series 29: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – An Autumn’s Tale

    The Director’s Series 29: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – An Autumn’s Tale

    After receiving her first Hong Kong Film Award as Best New Director, Mabel Cheung and her filmmaking and life partner didn’t go back to Hong Kong to expand. No, they stuck to New York, brought over elite talent and an undeniable screen couple to make An Autumn’s Tale. Considered both one of the best Hong […]

    • 1 hr 37 min
    The Director’s Series 28: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – The Illegal Immigrant

    The Director’s Series 28: Mabel Cheung & Alex Law – The Illegal Immigrant

    They are partners in life and film and have given us An Autumn’s Tale, Painted Faces and Eight Taels Of Gold over the years. Join Kenny B and Tom K-W for The Director’s Series on Mabel Cheung and Alex Law and we kick off with her 1985 debut feature The Illegal Immigrant. A student film financed […]

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Director’s Series 27: Ringo Lam FINALE – Wild City

    The Director’s Series 27: Ringo Lam FINALE – Wild City

    We welcome back Ringo Lam to the directing chair, he goes into the beating heart of the city, mixing Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and the result is yet another Louis Koo vehicle, the chase for a girl, and a bag of cash. This is the closing episode of The Director’s Series on Ringo Lam, and we […]

    • 1 hr 22 min
    The Director’s Series 26: Ringo Lam – In Hell

    The Director’s Series 26: Ringo Lam – In Hell

    Ringo Lam goes back to prison in his third collaboration with Jean-Claude Van Damme: In Hell. With Kenny B and Tom K-W. Contact the show via email at podcastonfire at googlemail.com, on our Facebook page and Facebook group or Twitter (@podcastonfire, @sogoodreviews) and SUBSCRIBE to our iTunes feed. Running Times: 00m 00s – Intro/Quick-Take: Triangle 30m 42s – In Hell production background 40m 44s – In […]

    • 1 hr 19 min

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