September 24, 2010 | Arts & Culture, Asia Edition, Entertainment, Events | Comments Off
NEW YORK, September 13, 2010 — New York-based dGenerate Films today announced a national tour of the award-winning documentary 1428, marked by the first-ever U.S. visit by acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Du Haibin. Venues include the nation’s elite universities and top documentary venues [...]
September 14, 2010 | Asia Edition, Entertainment | Comments Off
Chinese Red Army Sings “Beat It” – A Final Tribute to Michael Jackson
Video by Omnipotent China
June 6, 2010 | Archives, Asia Edition, Entertainment, Events | 1 Comment
Presented by dGenerate Films and CNEX
1428, directed by Du Haibin, won the Best Documentary Award at the 2009 Venice International Film Festival, and enjoyed its US premiere in the Documentary Fortnight Festival at MoMA New York. This stunning film explores the 8.0-magnitude earthquake that shoo [...]
June 6, 2010 | Archives, Entertainment | Comments Off
By Nancy Moran
Q: Tell us about this film. What made you decide to play this character? Does the character inspire you in any way?
I’ve been friends with Lane Nishikawa for years and we have always wanted to work together; there were missed opportunities in times before. But when he approach [...]
June 6, 2010 | Archives, Entertainment | 4 Comments
By Nancy Moran and Randy of Indican Pictures
Q: In this film, did you prepare for your role differently than for the dramatic roles you’ve done in the past?
R&G Undead is a vampire comedy – sort of Buffy meets Manhattan. Tone-wise, you could say it’s the bastard child of Mel B [...]
June 5, 2010 | Archives, Entertainment | 3 Comments
By James Hall
The Good, The Bad, The Weird, which premiered nationwide in May, is a spaghetti western made with Asian Ramen noodles – and the result is incredibly delicious!
Under the skillful hand of South Korean director Kim Jee-woon, the film pays homage to the classic Sergio Leone movie, thoug [...]
June 5, 2010 | Archives, Asia Edition, Entertainment | 1 Comment
Interview by Nancy Moran
Q: Tell us about the history behind this film. And what did you enjoy the most about playing the character “Meili”?
This film came from my director husband Oscar; he wrote it in China while I was on location shooting a Chinese film. He started to travel to China [...]
June 4, 2010 | Archives, Entertainment | 1 Comment
By Nancy Moran
Q: What made you decide to play the character “Lane” in Only the Brave? Does this character inspire you in anyway?
I felt Lane had very strong feelings for this film which made it contagious for me to want to tell this story as well. It was also in a sense, a duty [...]
June 3, 2010 | Archives, Entertainment, Events | Comments Off
April 29th – May 6th
Produced by Visual Communications for over a quarter of a century, the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival presents a critical and award-winning showcase of film and video works by Asian and Asian American filmmakers for all fans of cinema. It is the nation’s pre [...]