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Comparing Chinese Death Beliefs with Disney/Pixar’s ‘Coco’

During opening weekend, I took my daughter to see the new Disney/Pixar movie, Coco.  It’s a movie she’s been looking forward to seeing for almost a year, since the trailers for the new movie came out quite some time ago.  I … Continue reading

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New Animated TV Series Tells Terrifying Tales from Filipino Folklore

Inspired by frightening favorites like The Twilight Zone, the first animated series about Filipino horror folklore, Umbra will feature creatures and monsters from traditional Filipino folklore retold in the modern-day Philippines. The series includes stories about a flesh-eating, shape-shifting monster; … Continue reading

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Film Review: ‘A Letter to Momo’ (2011)

A Letter to Momo (Momo e no Tegami) (2011) Japanese subtitled version: Karen Miyama, Yuka, Toshiyuki Nishida, Koichi Yamadera. English dubbed version: Amanda Pace, Stephanie Sheh, Fred Tatasciore, Dana Snyder. Directed and written by Hiroyuki Okiura. Twelve-year-old Momo has recently … Continue reading

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“Cars 2″ Goes Drifting into Tokyo

It looks like our favorite Disney animated feature film about talking automobiles with hearts of gold, Cars is international for their sequel. Based on the new theatrical trailer, it looks like they are spending some time in Tokyo. OK. I … Continue reading

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8 Questions for Bang-yao Liu, the creator of DEADLINE (Post-It Animation piece)

I found myself wanting to know more about the person behind that awesome video DEADLINE, so I reached out to the creator, Bang-yao Liu (劉邦耀), who was kind enough to answer 8 Questions (the first in a new series) for … Continue reading

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