My old cinematic friends called it “whupass.” You spell that either “whupass” or “whoopass.” A two-syllable brand for action films. They are often brainless action films, films that pushed the whupass, or the whoopass, in the absence of any strong elements of character development, nuance, or memorable dialogue past a few curt, comedic catchphrases.
Local filmmaker, writer, and director, Tran Quoc Bao, has been working hard with his team to bring their hometown tribute to kung fu and kung fu movies, “The Paper Tigers,” to the big screen.
On the heels of this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival comes “Over the Moon,” an animated children’s movie that celebrates the Moon Goddess and the holiday that originated, at least in part, to honor her legend.
A figure in running gear emerges into the film frame, panting hard as he jogs up a steep hill.
It’s the first Filipino-led film backed by a major American studio. It features award-winning Filipino stars from Broadway, hit movies, and music.
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly At long last, the new live action version of Disney’s Mulan has been released, after multiple delays due to COVID-19, not in theaters in the United States, but on Disney Plus as of Sept. 4. The movie, which is the largest budget Hollywood film ever with an Asian cast […]
Dude, I’m gonna cut right to the chase. You will like this movie if you are:
A true fan of Keanu Reeves. I don’t mean “John Wick” Keanu. I mean “Point Break” Keanu. I’m talking “Dangerous Liaisons” Keanu.
Beginning Sept. 4, we are going to Mars, again, or trying to, via the new Netflix series, “Away.”
Author Ann M. Martin had no master plan when she decided to make one of the core members of “The Baby-Sitters Club’’ a Japanese American girl named Claudia.
One of the first things you hear from Ellie Chu, the protagonist of Netflix’s latest teen rom-com “The Half of It,” is: “This is not a love story.”