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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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Jay Chou: More Than a Sidekick in ‘The Green Hornet’

If an overprivileged trust fund frat boy became a superhero and recruited the foreign exchange Asian student that he paid to do his homework the result would be The Green Hornet. Like many movies in Hollywood, Hornet has been playing … Continue reading

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The Green Hornet: Taking a Joy Ride in Black Beauty

In the upcoming movie adaptation of the beloved comic, The Green Hornet (and it’s in 3D!) Taiwanese sensation Jay Chou steps into the role of Kato and Seth Rogen plays the title character. But let’s face it — let’s face … Continue reading

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The Importance of Imported Asian Actors in Hollywood

Over the past year or so, there’s been a growing increase of Hollywood films and major television shows using Asian celebrities from their Asian homeland. From Rain in Ninja Assassin,Jackie Chan in The Karate Kid, Charice in Glee, and now Jay … Continue reading

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Jay Chou Portrays Kato in ‘The Green Hornet’

Fanboys rejoice! The full-length trailer for the comic-to-TV-to-movie adaptation of The Green Hornet movie (out in theaters January 2011) has hit the Internet — and it doesn’t look half bad. I thought it was going to be hard to accept … Continue reading

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