This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Christopher Woon’s kinetic and revealing breakdancing documentary, “Among B-Boys,” an exploration of the role of hip-hop culture in the creation of identity in the Hmong-American community.
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Nobel-Son/95657/950516498/Nobel-Son%3A-Fight/embed 420 355] Nobel Son Alan Rickman plays a Nobel Prize winner who is so self-absorbed that when his son (Bryan Greenberg) is taken for ransom, he has to be browbeaten by his wife (Mary Steenburgen) to part with his prize money, and this also inspires his son to begin to sympathize with his […]
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Gran-Torino/148398/907092094/Gran-Torino%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] Gran Torino Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this story about a growly loner Korean War vet and ex-auto worker in Detroit whose casual (and strangely hilarious) racism is challenged by his new Asian neighbors, whose lives he gets involved with once a street gang starts to terrorize them. (more…)
The all-star ensemble cast of He’s Just Not That Into You broke into the top spot at the box office this weekend, while Liam Neeson’s ass-kicking extravaganza Taken held strong at #2. The highly-regarded animated tale Coraline notched number three, and you should go check that one out. 1. He’s Just Not That Into You […]
Liam Neeson and his particular set of skills that makes him a nightmare for bad guys who kidnap his daughter were enough for Taken to take the box office crown this weekend, leaving his competitors in the dust and finally knocking Paul Blart off the the throne. Renee Zellweger’s frozen tundra rom-com effort New in […]
Kevin James surprised the world by winning the box office for a second straight week with Paul Blart: Mall Cop, fending off a Kate-Beckinsale-less Underworld prequel and Brendan Fraser’s Inkheart, a kid-fantasy film that deserved more attention than it received. Slumdog Millionaire, however, is certainly getting an award boost, and the slew of Oscar nominations […]