UCLA Food Drive

This holiday season, the UCLA Food Drive is collecting food and money donations for the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank and the UCLA Food Closet. The Los Angeles Foodbank, a non-profit organization, was established in 1973. With a network of 900 agency sites throughout the United States, the Los Angeles Foodbank is one of the largest…

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Today’s Special

I saw Today’s Special, starring Aasif Mandvi, yesterday. I don’t have a lot of deep thoughts about it: it wasn’t groundbreaking (it followed the classic storytelling formula exactly, and I could predict every event), but it was very upbeat and cute. It’s also refreshing to see an actor of color in the lead role, re-learning…

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Oh Hollywood, why

After dragging itself out of a dispute over rights to the original story, Oldboy (a Japanese manga by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya that was adapted into a critically acclaimed Korean movie in 2003), is back on track to be made into a Hollywood remake. There are three big-name directors who could become attached to…

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