Years in the making and chronicle to one of the most inspiring and unexpected underdog stories of recent memories, Evan Jackson Leong’s riveting new documentary, Linsanity hits theatres and television screens across the country in a day and date theatrical/video-on-demand release.
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October is an exciting month on Cinema Asian America, with a collection of must-see films that have already set the film world abuzz. Leading the way in our new releases is “Linsanity,” Evan Leong’s thrilling portrait of NBA point guard Jeremy Lin, who captivated the world through his sudden rise to fame with the New York Knicks, despite considerable odds.
The 29th annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Fest kicks off on May 2, and runs through May 12. One of the premier destinations for Asian and Asian American Cinema, the Festival features more than 140 films and videos as well as a week of panels, workshops, special events and parties.
It’s “Saturday Night Live” promo time, and in the promos for this weekend’s episode, guest host Lindsay Lohan and cast member Kenan Thompson give the paparazzi a guilt stare that would make their mothers proud.
During the Jeremy Lin craze, we were surprised that no one thought of making Pearl Jam’s classic “Jeremy” into a tribute to the Harvard grad. Turns out, though, that we were just waiting for Jimmy Fallon to write it.
Last night on the “Late Show”, Dave Letterman combined his love of the silly with the hype surrounding new Knicks star Jeremy Lin to put make a pretty funny comment on the phenomenon of Linsanity.
It was a busy Sunday, but the show that always gets our attention when it comes back is “The Celebrity Apprentice.” It’s just too crazy for words, with B-list and worse celebs showing that they’re either tough enough to get to the end or they’re “tough in another way.” In other words, they get eaten alive.
ESPN has fired one employee and suspended another for using the same racist word in connection to New York Knicks’ guard Jeremy Lin. In both cases, an employee used the word “chink” in reference to Lin, a Palo Alto native of Chinese descent.