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The Debatable Podcast


Apr 1, 2014

Keith Squires joins me to talk about a shared passion for Asian Cinema he and I have. We then proceed (or at least try) to rundown our Top 10 Favorites each. Enjoy!

00:00:00 - 00:07:18 - Asian Cinema music medley
00:07:18 - 00:28:32 - Where Keith is Coming From / His Passion
00:28:32 - 01:58:31 - Top 10 Lists
01:58:31 - 02:00:00 - Outro music

Music on this podcast:

"Sonatine I (Act of Violence)" - Joe Hisaishi - Sonatine OMPS
"Play on the Sands" - Joe Hisaishi - Sonatine OMPS
"Yumeji's Theme" - Shigeru Umebayashi - In the Mood for Love OMPS
"Only You" - The Flying Pickets - Lost Boys / Fallen Angels OMPS
"Thinking About You" - Chyi Chin - Fallen Angels OMPS

Copyrights are owned by the artists and their labels. No money is made from this podcast.


DO NOT LOOK AT OUR LISTS BELOW IF YOU DON'T WANT TO BE SPOILED!

Keith's List

  1. The Human Condition

  1. The Bad Sleep Well / Ran

  1. Sonatine

    Runner-Up: Kikujiro

  1. To Live

    Runner-Up: Late Spring

  1. Memories of Murder

  1. Chungking Express

    Runner-Up: Ashes of Time Redux

  1. A Bittersweet Life

  1. Ichi the Killer

  1. A Better Tomorrow I & II

  1. Five Element Ninja

    Runner-Up: Dragons Forever

Honorable Mentions

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring

Oldboy

Onibaba

Pitfall

Exiled

Greg's List

  1. Throne of Blood

    Runners-Up: Ikiru, High & Low

  2. In the Mood for Love

    Runners-Up: Fallen Angels, Happy Together

  3. Sonatine

    Runners-Up: Hana-bi, Kikujiro

  4. Harakiri

    Runner-Up: Hard Boiled

  5. Memories of Murder

  6. Battle Royale

    Runners-Up: the Battles Without Honor and Humanity (The Yakuza Papers) Series

  7. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

    Runners-Up: Castle in the Sky, Grave of the Fireflies, Ninja Scroll

  8. Crazed Fruit

  9. The Vengeance Trilogy (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, Lady Vengeance)

  10. Police Story 2

    Runner-Up: Infernal Affairs

Honorable Mentions

Cure

Audition / Visitor Q

Kamikaze Taxi

Yakuza Graveyard

The Wolves


Monique's List w/ Her Notes

 

  1. raise the red lantern (chn) - this is my favorite all time and chinese movie

  2. 3-iron (kor) - favorite kor movie

  3. tampopo (jp) - favorite jp movie

  4. double suicide (jp) - this is also my favorite jp movie

  5. rashomon (jp) - this is my favorite kurosawa

  6. nobody knows (jp) - based on a true story

  7. quitting (chn) - true story mixed with film, the real life people play themselves awesome

  8. fallen angels (chn/hk)

  9. grave of the fireflies (jp) -  favorite anime

  10. infernal affairs (hk)

  11. tale of two sisters (kor) - favorite asian horror/thriller

  12. farewell my concubine (chn)

  13. the vengeance series (lady vengeance is my personal fave)

  14. go (jp)

  15. dolls (jp)

  16. spider lilies (taiwan) - the best lesbian film

  17. howl's moving castle (jp)

  18. the secret scent of papaya (viet)

  19. last life in the universe (thai/jp)

  20. rhapsody in august (jp)

  21. guns and talks (kor)

  22. the promise (chn/hk)

  23. make it big (kor)

  24. all about lily chou-chou (jp)

  25. election (hk) - one of the best triad films

  26. audition (jp)

  27. vertical ray in the sun (viet)

  28. shiri (kor) - korea is good at espionage movies/tv shows

  29. the banquet (hk) it's shakespeare!

  30. I'm a cyborg but that's ok (kor)

  31. the iron ladies (thai)