Double Happiness (Canada, 1994) [Reel Asian 2016]

Mina Shum’s debut film Double Happiness was released in 1994 and screened at the Toronto International Film Festival that same year. Sue Anne Yeo has called it “the landmark Asian Canadian narrative feature” (Yeo 2007: 118) in […]

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on Nov, 11 · in Reviews

Little Brother & Stranger (both Kazakhstan, 2015) [Asia House Film Festival 2016]

I was confused as I started to watch Yermak Tursunov’s Little Brother/Kenzhe. I thought it was the other Kazakh Little Brother, Serik Aprymov’s Little Brother/Bayur (2014) that won a few prizes on the festival circuit […]

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on Mar, 17 · in Reviews

Internet Killed Le Video Store

I started my cinematic 2015 in 1963. That is, the first movie I watched was Yu Hyun-mok’s The Daughters of Pharmacist Kim on DVD. I have had access to a considerable number of South Korean […]

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on Dec, 28 · in Features

East Side Sushi (USA, 2015)

The United States of America is a diverse country. In less than a decade, there will be no clear ethnic majority among children under the age of 18 in the US, and by roughly 2042, […]

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on Sep, 14 · in Reviews

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