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Cinema Asian America November Highlights

We lead off this month’s new releases with the long-awaited 20th film from director Wayne Wang (“The Joy Luck Club”, “Last Holiday”), and his first documentary, “Soul of a Banquet,” an intimate portrait of chef Cecilia Chang.

‘I Am a Ghost’ Director H.P. Mendoza’s Top Five Picks for Halloween Viewing

If you haven’t seen H.P. Mendoza’s 2012 horror film “I Am A Ghost,” you’re in for a Halloween treat. The award-winning film stars Anna Ishida as Emily, a ghost trapped in her own house, and she carries the entire film as the sole cast member — other than the disembodied voice of Sylvia (Jeannie Barroga), a clairvoyant hired to rid the house of spirits. The resulting story, influenced by films including “Picnic at Hanging Rock” and “Poltergiest,” is an eerie, haunting delight.

What to Watch: Archie Panjabi’s Two-Timing on ‘The Good Wife’ and Kim Kardashian will Guest Star on ‘Two Broke Girls’

Perhaps the biggest news last week was that Archie Panjabi announced she’d be leaving “The Good Wife” at the end of this season. Panjabi won an Emmy in 2010 for her portrayal of fan favorite Kalinda Sharma, and audiences may also remember her from her work on “Bend It Like Beckham” and “A Mighty Heart.”

Arden Cho Grows Up and Kicks Butt on ‘Teen Wolf’

Arden Cho shares her experiences and upbringing as an Asian American growing up in Texas, what nurtured her passion for acting, her role as Kira on “Teen Wolf,” and her own perception and hope towards the media landscape and its representation of the Asian American narrative.