Tag Archives: film

Sexy Beijing Brings China’s #1 Internet Television

Sometimes it’s amazing the weird things you can run across on Youtube. I recently came across Sexy Beijing, an web series in China and while the video above is suitable for work,  some of the interviews may be questionable due … Continue reading

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The Working APA Actor: Bobby Naderi

The Working APA Actor is a bi-monthly interview of Asian Pacific Islander American actors in the entertainment world, whether it be theater, film, television, or commercials. It is an inside look at these actors exploring their passion in their craft … Continue reading

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Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Depression & Suicide Among Asian American Women

By Kristina Wong Kristina Wong delves deep into the sky high rates of depression and suicide among Asian American Women to make ‘Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.’ “I’m Definitely Not Crazy. But I Probably am Lying.” My earliest memories … Continue reading

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A Look at “Dilated,” My Latest Short Film

I wanted to share this promotional trailer of a new short film that I produced with FPS Productions titled  “Dilated”.  (FYI: I also make a cameo in the film as  “Dr. Yang.”) Directed by Brian L. Tan, this intense action … Continue reading

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ChannelAPA on the East Coast

What’s up everybody? This is Steve from channelAPA.com, and I just want to say that I’m very enthusiastic about the partnership that we’ve formed with our friends here at 8Asians! Along with the videos that you’ll be seeing on channelAPA’s … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of Formosa Betrayed

Formosa Betrayed is a feature film set in the 1980’s about FBI Agent Jake Kelly’s investigation of the brutal murder of a Taiwanese-American professor on U.S. soil. With the help of his partner Tom Braxton and a sharp Chicago police … Continue reading

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Daily Candy DC Mixes Up Chinese & Japanese: Makes No “Sensei”

If you live in a big city, you may have subscribed to Daily Candy for their dispatches regarding things to do, places to shop, and where to eat. In the latest “Weekend Guide” from Washington, D.C., Daily Candy recommends the … Continue reading

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Is “Ninja Assassin” an Example of a Post-Ethnic Asian Film?

Over the weekend, I saw Ninja Assassin, the new movie starring the Korean pop star Rain. It was what you imagine it to be. Pretty cool action scenes surrounded by a bad story and horrendous acting. (Surprisingly, Rain’s acting wasn’t … 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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Toronto REELASIAN Film Festival: Reviews in 88 words (Part 3)

The Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival opens today with the Hong Kong film Overheard playing at the Bloor Cinema (Bathurst and Bloor). This is the last part to my 3 part mini review. Hope to see you there! Stop … Continue reading

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Music Video from Asian American Movie “The People I’ve Slept With” Banned from YouTube

“Crazy Fucked Up Bitch” Official Uncut Version from People Pictures on Vimeo. It probably goes without saying that this post and all related items may be NSFW, so consider yourself warned. I know we’re not able to cover every single … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Ping Pong Playa DVD, Personally Autographed by Jimmy Tsai!

UPDATE: Comments are closed and the winner is being contacted… announcement to follow in the next couple of days! Those of you who can’t take advantage of our Asian American Arts Stimulus Package 2 giveaway, pay attention on how you … Continue reading

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