June is Pride Month, and we at XFINITY Asia have a number of excellent film recommendations for you to help celebrate and support our friends and family in the LGBTQ community. Check it out! “To Be Takei” – A documentary chronicling the epic life of George Takei, from a child in Japanese American internment camps, […]
I first talked to Telly Leung back in 2012 was he was in the cast of Broadway’s “Godspell” as well as his recurring role as Wes on Fox’s “Glee.” During that chat, he brought up a project called “Allegiance” that he was a part of with George Takei and Lea Solanga. The musical project focused on […]
“Eat With Me” stars Sharon Omi as Emma, a woman who, in the beginning of the film, watches her husband wake up in the middle of the night and cut off his wedding ring with pliers, claiming it is giving him a headache. Emma shows up at her son’s restaurant, asking if she can stay […]
By Dino-Ray Ramos From Emmy award-winning directors to iconic actors to unconventional game show champions, 2014 was a good year for Asian Americans in entertainment. Each year, the APA community take strides in getting into the spotlight for great work. Over the years, we’ve seen trailblazers like Pat Morita and Margaret Cho kick down doors […]
By Dino-Ray Ramos After six weeks on air, ABC announced the cancellation of “Selfie,” the romantic comedy starring John Cho and Karen Gillan. In the show, Gillan plays Eliza, an Insta-monster who thrives on her social media fame. When an embarrassing video of her goes viral, her Facebook/Twitter/Snapchat reputation is compromised. She then decides she […]
Out 100: The annual list of the hottest in LGBT entertainment, activism and visibility was released yesterday and the first twenty are online to check out on the Out website. Besides personal favorites like the men of HBO’s “Looking” Billy Eichner, Greg Berlanti, “Faking It“star Michael J. Willett, author Armistead Maupin and NBA’s Jason Collins, it’s also great to see […]
We lead off this month’s new releases with the long-awaited 20th film from director Wayne Wang (“The Joy Luck Club”, “Last Holiday”), and his first documentary, “Soul of a Banquet,” an intimate portrait of chef Cecilia Chang.
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s 45th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards are coming November 8th at the Hyatt Regency Century Park in Los Angeles and the Center announced the recipients this year In a press release today, “As we celebrate the 45th anniversary of the world’s largest provider of programs and services for LGBT people, we’re excited to […]
If you watch TV or movies, chances are, you’ve seen Tzi Ma. But beyond his familiar face, you probably know little about the actor.
By Dino-Ray Ramos Asian Americans don’t have as strong of a presence on TV as the African American or Latino communities. Asian Americans don’t have a Tyler Perry figure to crank out movies and TV shows to cater to the black community, nor do they have a George Lopez to appeal to the Latino community. […]