Asian Action Cast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 24
  • Last: 4 Mar 2018
A group of friends delve into the high and lows of Asian action cinema. Each fortnight (two weeks) we will select a movie from the stack and have a discussion, which might make no sense at all.

Episodes (24)

  • Tokyo Tribe
    Tokyo Tribe
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    Published: 4 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:16:43
    An epic Asian rap battle goes down in a Neo Tokyo between some dudes who hang out at Denny's and some crazy underground gangsters. Its like a modern Japanese West Side Story up in here. Waru fo' Lyfe
    An epic Asian rap battle goes down in a Neo Tokyo between some dudes who hang out at Denny's and some crazy underground gangsters. Its like a modern Japanese West Side Story up in here. Waru fo' Lyfe

  • Kung Fu Jungle
    Kung Fu Jungle
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    Published: 18 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:21:25
    Can Donnie Yen fight off a crazed kung fu serial killer, reunite with his love interest and save his master's martial arts school? all while evading the cops because he is on the lamb? Is he in cahoots with the very same killer he is trying... Read more →
    Can Donnie Yen fight off a crazed kung fu serial killer, reunite with his love interest and save his master's martial arts school? all while evading the cops because he is on the lamb? Is he in cahoots with the very same killer he is trying... Read more →

  • Wolfguy
    Wolfguy
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    Published: 4 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:02:58
    A Japanese 1975 cult favourite, its filled with 70's action, body horror and noir elements. Starring our man Sonny Chiba, directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi.
    A Japanese 1975 cult favourite, its filled with 70's action, body horror and noir elements. Starring our man Sonny Chiba, directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi.

  • Holy Flame Of The Martial World
    Holy Flame Of The Martial World
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    Published: 21 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:14:05
    Another crazy fantasy epic. Lots flying and lasers in this Shaw Brothers 80s masterpiece. Lu Chun-Ku Brings the fire!
    Another crazy fantasy epic. Lots flying and lasers in this Shaw Brothers 80s masterpiece. Lu Chun-Ku Brings the fire!

  • 2017 Celebration
    2017 Celebration
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    Published: 7 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:16:07
    In this episode we celebrate the end of 2017 and the movies that got us through. We also discuss Tiger Cops, an Australian short TV/web series that pays homage to HK action movies of the 80's. Thanks for listening in 2017, we will be back w... Read more →
    In this episode we celebrate the end of 2017 and the movies that got us through. We also discuss Tiger Cops, an Australian short TV/web series that pays homage to HK action movies of the 80's. Thanks for listening in 2017, we will be back w... Read more →

  • Drunken Monkey
    Drunken Monkey
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    Published: 24 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:51:01
    Cowboys! Drugs! Corruption! And a new way to drink alcohol? The final directorial effort from the legendary Lau Kar-leung blends some impressive wirework-fu with some slightly cheesy 2003 era comedy (take a bow Wu Jing) and a rare showing f... Read more →
    Cowboys! Drugs! Corruption! And a new way to drink alcohol? The final directorial effort from the legendary Lau Kar-leung blends some impressive wirework-fu with some slightly cheesy 2003 era comedy (take a bow Wu Jing) and a rare showing f... Read more →

  • City Hunter
    City Hunter
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    Published: 10 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:17:09
    Wong Jing directs this 1993 action comedy Jackie Chan vehicle and hits it out of the park with another Street Fighter 2 rip off. Ever wanted to see Jackie Chan dressed like Chun Li? This is your chance!
    Wong Jing directs this 1993 action comedy Jackie Chan vehicle and hits it out of the park with another Street Fighter 2 rip off. Ever wanted to see Jackie Chan dressed like Chun Li? This is your chance!

  • Chocolate
    Chocolate
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    Published: 27 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:10:17
    No not the Johnny Depp romance from 2000 but the action film from Thailand. Directed by Prachya Pinkaew, of Ong Bak fame and starring JeeJa Yanin. Tells the heartwarming story of kid just looking out for her mum in trying circumstances. Th... Read more →
    No not the Johnny Depp romance from 2000 but the action film from Thailand. Directed by Prachya Pinkaew, of Ong Bak fame and starring JeeJa Yanin. Tells the heartwarming story of kid just looking out for her mum in trying circumstances. Th... Read more →

  • Shogun's Shadow
    Shogun's Shadow
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    Published: 12 Nov 2017 Duration: 59:03
    Goddamn its a samurai dirty dozen, how many of these films are there? This one is very macho and 80's, not much pathos here, amazing fights, sublime rock, possible harm to animals and so much fire!
    Goddamn its a samurai dirty dozen, how many of these films are there? This one is very macho and 80's, not much pathos here, amazing fights, sublime rock, possible harm to animals and so much fire!

  • Vampire Cleanup Dept
    Vampire Cleanup Dept
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:12:05
    The first AAC Halloween spectacular. Vampire Cleanup Crew is the beautiful story about an adorkable boy and the cute hopping vampire he seems to be into. It also has the Richard Ng seal of quality.
    The first AAC Halloween spectacular. Vampire Cleanup Crew is the beautiful story about an adorkable boy and the cute hopping vampire he seems to be into. It also has the Richard Ng seal of quality.

  • Ninja Wars
    Ninja Wars
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    Published: 15 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:39:36
    Sam and Nathan talk about Ninja Wars, an early 80's Japanese samurai ninja fantasy, mostly starring Sonny Chiba's eyebrows.
    Sam and Nathan talk about Ninja Wars, an early 80's Japanese samurai ninja fantasy, mostly starring Sonny Chiba's eyebrows.

  • Dragon Lord
    Dragon Lord
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    Published: 1 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:36:03
    Jackie Chan plays an rich idle youth who's really into sports that don't exist, or something. Nathan was pretty sick during this, so he apologises for any gross sounds you hear.
    Jackie Chan plays an rich idle youth who's really into sports that don't exist, or something. Nathan was pretty sick during this, so he apologises for any gross sounds you hear.

  • The Battle Wizard Mono
    The Battle Wizard Mono
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    Published: 1 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:05:46
    The Battle Wizard is a Shaw Brothers 70's martial arts fantasy with lasers a carb man and a gorilla. I had to re upload this as it came to my attention that it was coming through on two channels making it hard to listen to. Sorry
    The Battle Wizard is a Shaw Brothers 70's martial arts fantasy with lasers a carb man and a gorilla. I had to re upload this as it came to my attention that it was coming through on two channels making it hard to listen to. Sorry

  • Yakuza Apocalypse
    Yakuza Apocalypse
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    Published: 17 Sep 2017 Duration: 59:47
    Christian, Scott, Mike and Nathan talk about Takashi Miike's horror organized crime satire.
    Christian, Scott, Mike and Nathan talk about Takashi Miike's horror organized crime satire.

  • Fong Sai Yuk 2
    Fong Sai Yuk 2
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    Published: 3 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:40:26
    Corey Yuen's comedy action gem from 93. Some great comedy and fantastic wire-fu. Its a pretty full house tonight.
    Corey Yuen's comedy action gem from 93. Some great comedy and fantastic wire-fu. Its a pretty full house tonight.

  • Blue Spring
    Blue Spring
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    Published: 25 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:20:13
    A group of Japanese high school delinquents have a falling out. It's pretty Emo. Ryuhei Matsuda is in it, that's kind of cool.
    A group of Japanese high school delinquents have a falling out. It's pretty Emo. Ryuhei Matsuda is in it, that's kind of cool.

  • The Battle Wizard
    The Battle Wizard
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    Published: 7 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:05:46
    70's High Asian Fantasy. With Kung Fu laser techniques, a fight with a gorilla and a snake. Oh and Robot chicken legs. Presented by Sam Mike and Nathan
    70's High Asian Fantasy. With Kung Fu laser techniques, a fight with a gorilla and a snake. Oh and Robot chicken legs. Presented by Sam Mike and Nathan

  • Zatoichi 03
    Zatoichi 03
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    Published: 23 Jul 2017 Duration: 01:08:45
    Beat Takeshi's take on the blind swordsman/masseur.
    Beat Takeshi's take on the blind swordsman/masseur.

  • Future Cops
    Future Cops
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    Published: 9 Jul 2017 Duration: 01:39:14
    Off brand Street fighter 2 action.
    Off brand Street fighter 2 action.

  • Shogun Assassin
    Shogun Assassin
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    Published: 25 Jun 2017 Duration: 53:16
    If it's good enough for the RZA its good enough for us.
    If it's good enough for the RZA its good enough for us.

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