By Assunta Ng Movie theaters hate people like me.
At the 83rd annual Academy Awards, Asian Australian illustrator Shaun Tan won the best short film (animated) category for his piece, “The Lost Thing”
How was everyone’s March? It’s time for an update on last month’s activities of your favorite Asian American celebrities! Tiger Woods announced his return to golf, “The Cove” won Best Documentary at the Academy Awards, Aziz Ansari prepared to host the MTV Movie Awards, and Nicole Scherzinger joined the cast of “Dancing with the Stars.”
“The Cove” is a recent Academy Award winner for Best Feature Documentary. The film describes the annual killing of dolphins in a National Park at Taiji, Wakayama, in Japan from an anti-dolphin hunting campaigner’s point of view.
TAIJI, Japan (AP) — The Japanese fishing village featured in “The Cove,” which won an Oscar for best documentary, defended its practice of hunting dolphins on March 8 as a part of a long tradition.
Like Cinderella fitting into her glass slipper, “Slumdog Millionaire” sweeping the Oscars with eight Academy Awards is a true underdog story. Starting with only a limited release in the U.S. and initially banned in India because the film lacked a “Bollywood” sensibility, “Slumdog” looked to be like any other small-budget film …