Oldboy director gets a little bloodier

Nothing personal against Korean cinema (quite the contrary), but when I think Korean movies,  my mind immediately goes to titles such as The Classic (along the lines of The Notebook, but more memorable, in my humble opinion) and the smash-hit rom-com My Sassy Girl (whose American adaptation, predictably enough, failed to achieve the same success).…

Poll finds Asian Americans “strong environmentalists”

An article by Ngoc Nguyen in today’s New America Media website reports that “among California’s Asian Americans, 83 percent describe themselves as ‘environmentalists,’ compared to just 52 percent of all California voters, according to a first-ever poll on the environmental attitudes of Asian-American voters.” The groundbreaking multilingual poll surveyed 1,002 Asian-American voters on their views…

Hong Kong Culture Night: Mon, May 11 6-10 pm

This year’s story is a fictional account of life in Hong Kong during the 2003 SARS epidemic.   Information provided courtesy of Hong Kong Student Society and the event’s Facebook page. Hong Kong Culture Night 2009 May 11, 2009, 6:00pm-10:00pm Ackerman Grand Ballroom, UCLA “愛.疫:In Love and In Sickness” 一百日非典型生活…一千七百多人病倒…近三百人失去生命… 2003年春天發生的故事,成為了香港人的集體回憶 小小病毒,曾經令人疏離…互相猜忌…這家人憑著團結精神,渡過難關 但…生命…亦從此不一樣 A hundred days…