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Trishna Brings New Spin To Classic English Novel

Trishna is a film directed by Michael Winterbottom and stars Frieda Pinto and Riz Ahmed. The fascinating thing about this is that it’s a film adaptation of Tess of the D’Urbervilles, a novel by Thomas Hardy but instead of taking … Continue reading

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“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Review with Some Simian Swagger

I am not really familiar with the O.G. Planet of the Apes franchise starring Charlton Heston and laden with retro special effects. I do know that the 1968 film spawned an avalanche of sequels which, according to Ape aficionados (or … Continue reading

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Freida Pinto in Miral: Another Case of Racebending?

As Asian Americans, we have unfortunately witnessed countless cases of racebending within the entertainment industry from the olden days of Fu Manchu and the Kung Fu series to The Last Airbender and Akira adaptation. All of these films have used … Continue reading

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