Join your favorite Asian cinema podcast as we venture to a mystical world of serpents, maidens, Taoist priests, and Commodore 64-rendered CG effects. In this episode, we talk about Tsui Hark’s 1993 film Green Snake, starring Maggie Cheung and Joey Wong. We also talk about this year’s New York Asian Film Festival and, speaking of which, we will soon have some interviews with filmmakers who attended that festival up on the blog soon.
Direct link: Episode 44
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Jon Jung (aka “Coffin Jon”) is the producer and host of the VCinema podcast and editor-in-chief of the VCinema blog. He is an avid movie fan who specializes in Japanese cinema, but enjoys everything from artsy high-brow to mega-billion blockbusters to straight-to-video turds. As an Asian-American, he got the best of all cinematic worlds as a child by receiving mega-doses of Ozu, Bruce Lee, Kamen Rider, and American drive-in movies in addition to a steady diet of punk rock, Japanese literature, and Buddhism. He spent six years in Japan as an English teacher and translator. In 2004, he returned to the United States to complete his Masters in Language Education and continue his career as a language educator and cultural anthropologist with a focus on language policy and language shift. Jon is a former Myrle Clark Award recipient for excellence in creative writing and has contributed to World Film Locations: Tokyo (Intellect, 2011).