“I’m sorry,” television writer-producer David Shore – the creator and executive producer of the acclaimed series “House” – told the audience at the Media Access Awards last week in Beverly Hills. “He [House, the character played by Hugh Laurie ] was originally supposed to be in a wheelchair. But I lost that fight [with the […]
What is life like for the transgender community in the world’s largest Muslim country, Indonesia? This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity on Demand presents Kathy Huang’s award-winning documentary, “Tales of The Waria,” a compelling and intimate exploration of this question.
Secretly filmed at Walt Disney theme parks, “Escape from Tomorrow” is the provocative film critics said would never see the light of day.
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Duc Nguyen’s Emmy Award-winning documentary, Bolinao 52, a powerful account of the experiences of Vietnamese boat people refugees, and of one boat in particular, whose tragic circumstances magnified the challenges facing those displaced by the Vietnam War.
As part of Comcast’s observance of National Disability Awareness Month, XFINITY TV interviewed author and adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind man to summit Mount Everest. Weinhenmayer, 45, has since stood atop the highest peaks on all seven continents. XFINITY On Demand also features his movie “High Ground,” a documentary that chronicles a team of […]
More than any current prime time TV series, “Modern Family” has come to define family television. It’s a series that brings generations together to share laughs in the way TV shows did long before there were hundreds of channels. It’s also a series that offers insight on what it means to be a family in […]
It’s a new month, with new movies on XFINITY On Demand. Use this schedule to help plan which movies you want to watch. Click on a title and get taken to a page where you can watch previews, begin the purchase process from your computer, or add the movie to your queue if it’s not available […]
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 […]
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents David Peterson’s riveting behind-the-scenes documentary, “Journey of a Bonesetter’s Daughter.” Journey follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera’s celebrated production of ‘The Bonesetter’s Daughter,’ composed by Stewart Wallace with a libretto by bestselling novelist Amy Tan.
A Kickstarter-funded “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (a TV show originally made from a movie)—as well as previously successful TV shows-turned films like “Mission: Impossible,” “Sex and the City,” “Star Trek” and “21 Jump Street”—we turn our attention to other motion pictures based on television series.