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YouTube’s YOMYOMF Network Will Change Your World

When this video got uploaded around 11pm on Sunday night, I don’t think anybody could have possibly expected how epic in scope this was actually going to be. What is possibly the first conscious venture of mainstream media fusing with … Continue reading

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Why are Asian American Films Bad?

Before I even wrote the April’s Fools article Joy Luck Ranked Greatest Asian American Film Of All Time, I have contemplated for the longest time creating a list for the Top 10 Worst Asian American films of all time. There’s … Continue reading

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Josh Brolin Cast In Spike Lee’s Old Boy Redux

In the grand tradition of “let’s make an Asian movie American,” Spike Lee has decided that he needed to put Park Chan-wook’s masterpiece, Oldboy through the Hollywood Xerox machine. This week, they announced that Josh Brolin will be the lucky … Continue reading

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How To Be a Bad Asian: It’s Not All About API Rights in Movies

Life is hard enough as an Asian. Not all of us can get perfect SAT scores, graduate from medical school or trick out a Honda Civic. The pressure to embrace our culture remains but sometimes, we just don’t want to. … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Win a 5-disc Martial Arts DVD Prize Pack; in honor of Ong Bak 3’s premiere on VOD, XBOX, Playstation & Amazon.com

Hey martial arts fans! Did you know that Ong Bak 3 premiered Friday December 3 on VOD, Amazon.com, Xbox Marketplace, Playstation Network? It also opens in theaters January 14, 2011. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Read on… Ong-Bak: Muay … Continue reading

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‘The People I’ve Slept With’ Opens in L.A. this Friday Night; Q&A with Filmmakers & Cast Hosted by jozjozjoz & 8Asians

We’ve been unabashed fans of the sex-comedy The People I’ve Slept With even before Koji joined our ranks, so it’s with great pleasure that we share the news that the film will be opening in Los Angeles this weekend (starting … Continue reading

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‘The Expendables’ with Jet Li Tops Box Office With $35 Million

Jet Li stars in the new action-thriller The Expendables, which opened in the United States this weekend to become the number one box office hit. The film took in an estimated $35 million at theaters. Audiences loved this story about … Continue reading

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8Questions with Ken Watanabe: Actor who plays Saito, “The Tourist” in ‘Inception’

I was lucky enough to attend an early screening of Inception at the Arclight in Hollywood on Wednesday night. Like Dino-Ray, I enjoyed how thought-provoking the film was, and truth be told—two days later, I’m still reeling at how mind-blown … Continue reading

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On the Front Lines: Protesting The Last Airbender in Hollywood

By Ken I grunted at Chris Tashima. I’ve known him for 20 years, long before he won the Academy Award for Best Live Short for his film Visas and Virtue. I adore the man, but all I could manage was … Continue reading

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Review: The Last Airbender is About as Good as People Say it is (Which is Bad)

Earth! Wind! Fire! Water! Heart! No, that is not in reference to Captain Planet and the Planeteers, it is the foundation of M. Night Shyamalan’s latest cinematic venture, The Last Airbender – well, minus the “heart.” – and I say … Continue reading

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Daughter of the Late Pat Morita Protests Karate Kid Remake

Quentin Lee’s FilmHustler blog published a great interview with Aly Morita asking her thoughts behind her protest of the new Karate Kid movie that opens this weekend. While Edward criticized Aly for passing judgment on a film she hasn’t seen, … Continue reading

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My Thoughts On The Karate Kid Remake

So as many of you know, The Karate Kid is opening this weekend. When this remake was first announced, I placed this film in what I call the “Hollywood Movies That Will Possibly Make Asians Look Bad or Not Have … Continue reading

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