My, we do go on, don’t we?
But the way I figure it, this one was extra long to make up for the extra short one last time!
The western I alluded to was specifically Rio Bravo, which had a similar plot to Call of Heroes:
For more details on the era the film took place in:
One of my favorite films star Sean Lau starred in:
As for Chinese movie star English names…!
Then there’s the Shaolin Poles I stumbled over, made (in)famous by this film…
And the one I mentioned…
While we’re at it, why not watch the operative scene (the poles appear at about the 2mn mark)?
Oh, why not take a look at the scene in question (with Eddie Peng and Wu Jing)?
And, if, like me, you want to help keep the genre alive:
And now, all the Superman allusions/homages:
Turns out Logan did okay at the box office (just not as good as some wanted):
Like Easter eggs?
Now, let’s give Logan the last word (line):
As for the so-called “controversy” —
In case I mispronounced his name:
And now, the “Chinese actress (sorry about the “L and R pronunciation” crap)”
Turns out Kong was motion captured:
The franchise continues!
THE fight scene Marvel/Netflix seems to love the most:
And, while we’re at it:
Turns out Outlander and Game of Thrones, as well as Vikings and Ripper Street are also filmed, in whole or in part, in Ireland.
Have a taste of the action and training:
Nick Frost’s previous performance (he was a collaborator with Simon Pegg on such cult classics as Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz — all which I blanked on during the recording):
Now, just to get the taste of this stuff out of my head, here’s some better stuff Daniel and Stephen (and his co-choreographer Ku Huen-chiu) have done:
Now, finally, we reveal the nasty thing that kept interrupting our podcast recording!
Bad car! Bad, bad car!