Crossing the 180 w/ "The Paper Tigers" Director & Producer Bao Tran and Al'n Duong

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On this week’s episode of Crossing the 180, we have the producer and director respectively of “The Paper Tigers”—Al’n Duong and Bao Tran. This martial arts comedy looks at what happens when three middle-aged friends and ex-Kung Fu champions look for the killer of their old master. In addition to learning about how they brought this film to life (a decade-long journey), they share:

-Their take on Asian representation in the business

-What they think makes a great martial arts film (Bao’s answer will DEFINITELY surprise you)

-and I ask them the infamous question: whose version of Old Boy had the best hallway fight scene: Park-Chan wook, or Spike Lee.

There are no spoilers for the film, so feel free to listen to this episode safely. But also, I strongly recommend watching it on Amazon, or getting the Blu-ray.

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The video of Al’n I reference at the beginning of the show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itnNGm5ZfLc

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