The Road to ‘Fresh Off The Boat’

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. […]

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‘Shopping for Fangs:’ A Conversation With Quentin Lee

This month Cinema Asian America offers the long-unavailable, pioneering first feature film co-directed by Lee and Justin Lin (“Fast and Furious,” “Better Luck Tomorrow“), “Shopping For Fangs”. Originally released in 1997, the genre-bending “Fangs” has become a cult hit, ushered in a new generation of independent Asian American filmmaking and launched the career of John […]

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Cinema Asian America: Filmmaker Quentin Lee Discusses ‘Shopping For Fangs’

While audiences impatiently await the release of Quentin Lee’s latest feature “White Frog” (starring Harry Shum Jr, Bobo Cheng, Joan Chen and scheduled for a 2013 release), this month Cinema Asian American offers the long-unavailable, pioneering first feature film co-directed by Lee and Justin Lin (“Fast and Furious,” “Better Luck Tomorrow”), “Shopping For Fangs”.

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‘Harold & Kumar’ May Star in Animated TV Series

As moviegoers prepare to revel in the seasonal stoner antics of “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” Lionsgate Television is working to bring the weed-puffing comedic duo to the small screen in animated form. Yes, that’s right — a “Harold & Kumar” cartoon could be coming to television soon. An individual familiar with the […]

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