Action-packed police thriller “Raging Fire” won best film and three other awards at the Hong Kong Film Awards, beating out a crowd favorite film about late Cantopop singer Anita Mui.
Booster has observed to the media that while reading “Pride and Prejudice,” he realized that Austen’s way of showing people being “awful to each other without being awful to each other” is another version of what gays call “shade.”
Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi says he was surprised by the international popularity of his Oscar-winning film “Drive My Car,” but attributes it to the universality of the short story by Haruki Murakami on which it is based.
“What if you could create a show where the third generation has at least some kind of thematic dialogue with the first generation? There’s a sacrifice of that first generation and the burden that it becomes on the third generation…I think every family has a Sunja…regardless if you’re Korean, regardless if you’re from an immigrant family. This experience of leaving a homeland to forge a new life somewhere else because you want a better experience for your children.”
By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The emotional epic from Japan “Drive My Car” won the Academy Award for best international feature film on March 27. Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s film became the fifth from Japan to win the Oscar, the first since “Departures” in 2008. The win for the three-hour journey […]
“Umma” is a thriller starring Sandra Oh as Amanda, a woman haunted by her mother (“umma” is “mother” in Korean).
“After Yang,” the second feature film written and directed by South Korea’s Kogonada, played the Northwest Film Forum as a presentation of the Seattle Asian American Film Festival on March 6, and should be available for home streaming soon.
“My dad and mom…would always say, ‘You don’t have to get married. You don’t need a man. As long as you’re this independent woman and you’re happy, you don’t need marriage,’” Lee shared.
“Turning Red” is a movie of firsts, firsts that the main character, Meilin (Mei), goes through as she turns from being a child to a teen, and firsts that the movie-makers had the gumption to tell us about.
“Definition Please,” now streaming on Netflix, is the feature directorial debut of its leading actress, Sujata Day, who is also the writer of the film.