LOS ANGELES — After a pandemic year that shuttered movie theaters and upended the movie business, nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced on March 15—they went to a historically diverse slate of actors in a very untraditional year. Nine of the 20 acting nominees are people of color, including Steven Yeun (“Minari”), the […]
The last five years have been exciting for API Disney movie lovers. In 2016, we got Moana, the first Polynesian princess. In 2020, we got a live action remake of Mulan.
In Lee Isaac Chung’s Arkansas-set family drama, “Minari,’’ land is something more than a setting. It’s a future. It’s a dream. Jacob Yi (Steven Yeun) has moved his family to a wide-open Arkansas plot to farm the land and, hopefully, release him and his wife from years of toil at poultry plants.
It’s not often that a movie successfully accomplishes multiple objectives, yet “The Paper Tigers,” our own Seattle-based and Seattle-born film, does just that.
Over a long and distinguished career at Microsoft, Scott Oki served as vice president of sales and marketing, promoted the company throughout the world, and oversaw as many as 3,000 employees at once.
He’s owned a record label, owned a music promotion company, and owned and ran a clothing store. He’s played in several rock bands, coordinating concerts, albums, and videos. He’s masterminded charity drives.
Story time! Have you ever wondered where the 12 animals of the lunar calendar come from? It comes from this legendary great animal race.
By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer “Parasite’’ director Bong Joon Ho has been selected as jury president of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organizers said. The Oscar-winner will preside over seven jurors to hand out the festival’s top awards, including the prestigious Golden Lion. He’ll be the first South Korean to hold the post. […]
Ramin Bahrani, the Iranian-American filmmaker, started out small, with the simple story of a pushcart vendor, a Pakistani immigrant selling coffee and doughnuts in New York, in 2005’s “Man Push Cart.’’
Two new films about Wuhan were released on Jan. 22, the eve of the anniversary of the start of a 76-day lockdown in the central Chinese city where the coronavirus was first detected. How they were released and who their audiences are stand in stark contrast.