Lucky Grandma (USA, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

Arriving amidst the much hyped recent wave of Hollywood Asian films after 2018’s breakthrough success Crazy Rich Asians, Sasie Sealy’s feature debut Lucky Grandma is an authentic story of an 80-year-old Chinese-American grandma whose luck […]

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on Nov, 06 · in Reviews

Yellow Rose (Philippines/USA, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

The release of Diane Paragas’ debut feature film is all too timely, given the ongoing trauma and shock of immigration detention facilities being filled to the brim with undocumented immigrant families that have been broken […]

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on Nov, 04 · in Reviews

John Denver Trending (Philippines, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

John Denver Trending, written and directed by Arden Rod Condez, exposes an anomaly between what passes as reality and truth. In an attempt to defend himself from his classmates who accuse him of stealing an […]

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on Nov, 02 · in Reviews

We Are Little Zombies (Japan, 2019) [Reel Asian 2019]

Four orphaned teens find solace in each other’s misery in Makoto Nagahisa’s adventurous debut feature We Are Little Zombies. Winner of the “Originality” award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and a Crystal Bear Special […]

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on Nov, 01 · in Reviews

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