This Fall’s TV season starts in September and there are plenty of TV shows coming back to the major networks.
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. […]
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 […]
This July, amidst a bevy of anticipated new releases, Cinema Asian America also shines a spotlight on Korean American films and offers a showcase of recent films which capture the stories – and talents – of this community, from classic films starring Sandra Oh and Margaret Cho to award-winning, personal documentaries.
September marks the highly anticipated premiere of the Hawaii-set romantic comedy “4 Wedding Planners”, the latest film from director Michael Kang (“The Motel,” “West 32nd”).
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”.
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 […]
There is nothing like the love, er, obsession, of a diehard TV fanatic. When ABC recently canceled the mystery drama ‘FlashForward,’ fans were outraged. Now they’re uniting to send a message to ABC executives in the hopes of possibly changing the fate of the show. On June 10, passionate fans plan to stage a mass […]
‘FlashForward’ was one of the fall’s biggest new hits. The sprawling series that chronicles what happens after everyone on earth blacks outs and has a brief vision of their future was touted as the next ‘Lost.’ The pilot was brilliant, but subsequent episodes proved less compelling and the ratings began to decline. New showrunners were […]
By TED ANTHONY AP National Writer NEW YORK — The Americans who populate the ABC series ‘FlashForward‘ are, on balance, a morose lot. And justifiably so: They are paralyzed by their 137-second visions of the future, part of a weird global bout of unconsciousness in which all humans see glimpses of their lives at the […]