Cinema Asian America: Iris Shim and Gerry Kim on ‘The House of Suh’

In 1993, a brutal murder shocked Chicago and the nation – two Korean-American siblings, Andrew and Catherine Suh, were convicted of killing Catherine’s boyfriend, Robert O’Dubaine. What followed was a media frenzy of coverage, from “America’s Most Wanted,” to a made-for-TV re-enactment, but the analysis failed to grasp the complex cultural, gender and familial dynamics which […]

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Cinema Asian America: Director Lorene Machado Talks Margaret Cho, the ’80s and ‘Bam Bam and Celeste’

This month Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand presents “Bam Bam and Celeste”, starring and written by comedian Margaret Cho. The first feature film made by Cho and her long-time creative partner Lorene Machado, “Bam Bam” is a hilarious road-trip, buddy movie that follows the exploits of social outcasts Celeste (Cho) and Bam Bam […]

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Live Chat: Discuss ‘I Melt With You’ with Jeremy Piven and Director Mark Pellington

Attention indie film fans. Chat with “Entourage” star Jeremy Piven and director Mark Pellington about their new movie, “I Melt with You,” now available on XFINITY On Demand. The chat is Friday, December 9, at 5 pm EST/2 pm PST. “I Melt With You” stars Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe, Christian McKay as four longtime friends […]

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Showtime Renews ‘Dexter’ for Two More Seasons

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Okay, now Deb definitely has to figure out her brother is a serial killer. Showtime announced Friday that it has renewed “Dexter” for two more seasons, begging the question of when, if ever, crack investigator Deborah Morgan (Jennifer Carpenter) will figure out her blood-spatter expert brother, Dexter (Michael […]

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Cinema Asian America: Filmmakers Mark Tang and Lu Lippold On Their Documentary ‘Open Season’

In late 2004 while hunting in northern Wisconsin, Hmong American Chai Vang shot eight white hunters, killing six of them. The event shocked the nation and brought into national conversation the long-standing tension between Hmong and white communities in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Conflicting reports emerged. Was the incident a product of racial animosity? Was Vang […]

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Cinema Asian America: Director Romeo Candido Discusses ‘Ang Pamana: The Inheritance’

This month Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand features the bone-chilling, fright-inducing premiere of Romeo Candido’s supernatural thriller, “Ang Pamana: The Inheritance.” Drawing up on the monsters and creatures which populate traditional Filipino folklore, “Ang Pamana” tell the story of a young Filipino Canadian who returns to Manila for the reading of his grandmother’s […]

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‘Homeland’ Premieres Big; ‘Dexter’ Returns Strong

By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – The new Claire Danes terrorism drama “Homeland” had Showtime’s highest rated premiere in eight years Sunday. “Dexter‘”s sixth season premiere was its highest-rated yet. The 1.1 million viewers for “Homeland” were the most since “Dead Like Me” premiered to 1.1 million in 2003. Including rebroadcasts from the 10 […]

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