What to Watch: Sgt Wu Finally Gets in on the Action in ‘Grimm’ and Maya Erskine Breaks Hearts on ‘Man Seeking Woman’

Last week brought the Oscar nominations announcement, and the high-profile snubs of “Selma” director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo shined a bright light on the lack of diversity within the Academy, which, despite being led by its first African American female president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, is still 93 percent white and 76 percent male. Let’s […]

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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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