By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly We may be halfway through the summer, but things are still sizzling, especially for our friends in Hollywood! Read on to find out the latest and greatest news for Asians and Asian Americans in the media. Emmy nomination showdown for two Fil-Ams The Emmy nominations are out and two […]
APAMC disappointed with lack of diversity in Oscar nominees
On January 15th, 2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their nominations for the 2015 Oscars.
“The Wind Rises”
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Master animator and director Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and the man who introduced anime features in America, has declared that “The Wind Rises,” a fictionalized biography of airplane designer Jiro Horikoshi, will be his last film. It is also his first and only film not explicitly directed […]
“The Mirror Never Lies” Reviewed by Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly In “The Mirror Never Lies,” a young girl grapples with the death of her father in this aesthetically pleasing look at the indigenous Bajo sea gypsies of Indonesia. The gypsies live in stilted huts on the water in an area known as the World’s Coral […]
How 8 famous Asians exemplify (or defy!) their dragon traits
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Jan. 23 marks the first day of the Lunar New Year, and this year happens to be the Year of the Dragon. Occupying the fifth position in the Chinese Zodiac, the dragon is the mightiest of the signs.
You Talkin’ To Me?: Racism sells: The anti-whaling movement and Japan
Japanese whaling and dolphin hunting has attracted international media attention. The Shepherd Society, headed by founder Paul Watson, has been one of the leaders