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Disney’s ‘Mulan’ – Official Trailer

Disney’s live action film trailer of Mulan dropped recently: “When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter … Continue reading

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A Short Review: Float

Disney+ launched this week, and everyone is raving about the hundreds of movies and tv shows available for streaming.  These are the same ones that we 90’s kids grew up watching. Who wouldn’t be excited? The Disney channel was a … Continue reading

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Float: A Pixar Short Film Featuring Filipino American Characters Debuts November 12

After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians.  Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different.  In a first for Pixar … Continue reading

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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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Maui in Disney’s Moana: An obese and insulting stereotype?

The image of Maui in Disney’s upcoming movie “Moana” has triggered some anger.  Some say the body of Maui, played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, is obese, an insulting stereotype of Polynesian men.  This picture, from Samoan Rugby player Eliota … Continue reading

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I Hate Disney’s ‘Mulan’

While I was writing the post on Mortal Kombat Legacy’s possible bad Japanese, it reminded me of way back in my college years when Disney’s Mulan movie first came out. I was of course incredibly excited and thrilled by the … 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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Disney Makes ‘High School Musical’ Their 3rd Chinese Production

Disney is remaking its hit film High School Musical as a Chinese movie. This film marks Disney’s third co-production in China after The Magic Gourd in 2007 and this year’s Trail of the Panda. The film will feature six newcomers … Continue reading

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Disneyland: Next Stop Shanghai

As someone who grew up in the U.S., I never really got the Disney bug as a child. Maybe it’s because I grew up in New York, far away from either Disneyland and Disneyworld. My first experience with Disneyland wasn’t … Continue reading

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