Reviewed by Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Davy Chou’s documentary “Golden Slumbers” begins with a series of long, sweeping road shots so majestic that it takes the viewer a few minutes to realize that all the vehicles — motorcycles, mostly, and a few trucks — are going backwards. It’s a striking and strange way to […]
Reviewed by Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Protagonist Khôi moves to Ho Chi Minh City, after his family rejects him for being gay. However, the big city is not the paradise that Khôi expected. In this coming-of-age story, naïve Khôi unwittingly trusts two gay men and agrees to move into their apartment. The two men […]
Reviewed by Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “Romancing in Thin Air” is a movie about letting go. A famous Hong Kong movie star is left at the altar by his bride for her longtime childhood sweetheart in front of family, friends, and the paparazzi. While the bride and other man ride off into the sunset, […]
Lately, the take-away from the Dharun Ravi webcam case has been the 30 days of jail time that Ravi must serve as part of his sentence. Was this fair? Or was it too lenient?