Quiet Imprints

A few weeks ago, I went to Quiet Imprint, a ballet piece featuring legendary Vietnamese singer Khanh Ly and the Ballet Austin Company II. It was my intention to take notes and write a quick, informal review for Pacific Ties. But when the performance started, I quickly realized that even the most informal of reviews…

Movie alert: Bay Rong/Clash

Here are some quick quiz questions about Bay Rong/Clash: why would you give a movie the English title of Clash, when the translation of its Vietnamese title is the much cooler Seven Dragons? Why the hell was someone as incompetent as Ox recruited for a heist team? Why is the main antagonist so evil? How…