Kiki Yeung is the force behind an all-Asian line up comedy show, Crazy Woke Asians (CWA). The energetic comedian, producer, actress, writer, and director throws 110% of herself into producing and working the show, taking it cross country.
“No Time to Die” is a tribute to the 007 franchise, and fittingly so, as it is reported to be Craig’s last installment as the British secret serviceman—just when I decided I want him back. (But do our heroes ever go away anymore? Is Ironman really gone? I’ll leave that there.)
In the inaugural short from Skydance Animation and Apple Original Films, “Blush,” the whole artist is what we get. A first-time directorial effort by Emmy-award winning animator Joe Mateo, “Blush” is a tribute to his wife, Mary Ann, who passed from cancer. It is a tribute to love and the rebirth love brings.
Simu Liu, who stars as Shang-Chi, was born in China, immigrated to Canada as a child, got a business degree, and worked as an accountant before getting laid off. He then set his sights on acting.
Over her career, Sandra Oh tended to play roles that didn’t fully let her sink into a racialized identity. I’m not at all saying that’s her fault. I’m saying that she probably auditioned for and nailed roles that weren’t written with an Asian American in mind.
Before her first film role, Japanese American singer MASUMI (she spells her name in all-caps) had already been performing song and dance for her own family, as far back as age 5.
Just as surely as climate change is scarring the land and warming the seas, it is also flooding our movies.
By Kai Curry NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Fight me instead” was the challenge issued on March 31 by Manny Pacquiao to the perpetrators of racist hate crimes against women and the elderly. It is this same challenge that Chris Soriano, Filipino American filmmaker, brings to the screen in his movie, “Zeus,” scheduled to be available via […]
Disney Channel’s TV movie, SPIN, releasing Aug. 13, is remarkable for what it doesn’t have, as much as for what it does. The layered production showcases not only a storyline where the girl learns to follow her passion, but also, a world where we all actually get along, mostly.
I usually like to watch movies without knowing much context. I like going into the movie theater pretty ignorant so that I can be delighted by every twist and turn that unfolds, so I can be like, “Oh, that’s what the movie is about?”