‘Tis the season to go out to Park City, Utah to ski and watch some independent movies. The Sundance Film Festival is well under way, and this year’s promising crop of features includes some intriguing Asian and Asian American films, including “Seoul Searching,” starring Justin Chon (“Revenge of the Green Dragons“), and “Advantageous,” starring Ken Jeong […]
The 2015 Sundance Film Festival is well under way, running from January 22 to February 1, and there have been several Asian American films to look out for. One is “Seoul Searching,” an ’80s teen film directed by Benson Lee, who was behind the documentary “Planet B-Boy.” (He would later adapt his b-boy documentary into […]
Actors are supposed to be part chameleon as they move from role to role and nobody does that better than Janet McTeer. The accomplished British actress has a Tony and Golden Globe under her belt as well as Academy Award nominations for her lead role in “Tumbleweeds” and as Hubert Page in “Albert Nobbs.” But McTeer […]
One exception to the mysteries of death is a certain cold comfort in its finality. “Dead as a doornail” leaves no room for doubt.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand proudly presents Chicago-based filmmaker Prashant Bhargava’s feature film debut, “Patang.”
June not only marks the kick off to summer, but the start to a whole season of exciting new movie releases and also, a new offering Cinema Asian America, which will each month highlight the filmmaking of a different Asian American community.
By now the tale has become legend: in 2007 the American band Journey went on search of a new lead singer and in the midst of a frustrating process, guitarist Neal Schon happened upon YouTube clips of an unknown Filipino singer with a voice of gold named Arnel Pineda.
This October, Cinema Asian American on Xfinity On Demand offers a sneak peak at the heavily-buzzed about new webisode series, Nice Girls Crew. Currently screening on the film festival circuit, all five episodes of its first season will be available on-demand this month, ahead of the series’ online debut.
In 2002 Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff launched the Tribeca Film Festival as a reaction to the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.
You know how you have that one friend who’s really into “the Mary Jane” and he’s always got some crazy new thing he needs you to see., right? Sometimes it’s that SNL digital short you fell asleep before seeing, sometimes it’s a a really cracked-out martial arts flick, and sometimes it’s some nutball movie that […]