LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s MTV Movie Awards will be a showdown between a bevy of bridesmaids and a cast of killer kids. “Bridesmaids” and “The Hunger Games” top… More
Category Archives: The Movies
This month Cinema Asian American on XFINITY ON DEMAND features the powerful, award-winning documentary “Project Kashmir.”
I see a lot of movies, so when one lingers in my memory I count that as something special. Here are two such films that are playing this month.
Will Ferrell (aka Ron Burgundy, San Diego’s top-rated newsman) made an in-character stop on Wednesday’s edition of “Conan,” where he played a little flute, gave Conan O’Brien some advice and… More
Movies enable us to experience a wide range of emotions vicariously. Here are two movies about mothers and daughters that I think anyone can relate to.
In 1977, a number of disappearances were recorded along the Japanese coast, including that of a 13-year-old girl, Megumi Yokota. The families of those who vanished had no idea what had happened to their loved ones, nor that their disappearances were connected, until nearly two decades later, when Kim Jong Il shocked the world by admitting that North Korea had abducted Japanese citizens, and forced them to live in North Korea, to learn Japanese language and culture from them.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Gene Rhee’s provocative and sexy relationship comedy “The Trouble With Romance”. Set entirely within the confines of an anonymous Los Angeles hotel, “Trouble” is centered around the experiences of four unrelated couples, each of which is negotiating the tricky terrain of love, sex and intimacy.
Sometimes it’s hard to know where writers and directors get their inspiration. But when it strikes, you get movies that can only be described as unique—like these two I want to recommend.
Ian Gamazon’s brilliantly wicked psychological torture film “Living In Seduced Circumstances” opens with a heavily-pregnant woman, a quiver of arrows on her back, pushing a crippled man in a wheel-chair deep into the woods, where unspeakable pain will soon be experienced and relived.
Life stories have always been the source of great movie fodder, whether the subject is a real person or someone invented. Here is one example of each.