Film Archive

Astute Film Speaks to the Asian American Experience

Astute Film Speaks to the Asian American Experience

Gregory Houghton’s film explores growing up foreign in a culture you’re claiming as your own.

By Veronica An
Charles Rahi Chun Dishes About Sony’s Contentious <em>Interview</em>

Charles Rahi Chun Dishes About Sony’s Contentious Interview

The actor discusses the film’s release and Hollywood diversity.

By Sean Fitz-Gerald
5 Must-Watch Korean Movies Before You Die

5 Must-Watch Korean Movies Before You Die

When not playing bingo, I’m often watching Korean films on Netflix. These are the five best.

By Guest Post
See Ryan Potter in San Francisco Nov. 15 at 2:20 p.m.

See Ryan Potter in San Francisco Nov. 15 at 2:20 p.m.

See the star of Disney’s “Big Hero 6” today in San Francisco.

By Justin McCraw
Ryan Potter and Disney Lead the Diversity Pack with <em>Big Hero 6</em>

Ryan Potter and Disney Lead the Diversity Pack with Big Hero 6

The Asian-American actor is making progressive waves with his role as a half-Japanese, half-Caucasian protagonist in one of Disney’s biggest projects to date.

By Sean Fitz-Gerald
“Milkshake” Set to Show at New Filmmakers

“Milkshake” Set to Show at New Filmmakers

Film depicts a family’s struggle to stay together after terrible loss.

By Justin McCraw
“John Apple Jack” Is the Love Story You Thought You Already Knew

“John Apple Jack” Is the Love Story You Thought You Already Knew

Everything good about gay cinema with half the saturated hype.

By Alexander P. Dimmick
Media Releases, May 27, 2014

Media Releases, May 27, 2014

Sometimes, you only need one movie to fill the void of a work week.

By Justin McCraw
Media Releases, May 13, 2014

Media Releases, May 13, 2014

Kina Grannis, Kishi Bashi and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart bring music to your ears.

By Justin McCraw
It Came From Netflix: White Frog

It Came From Netflix: White Frog

Harry Shum Jr. gives a short but poignant performance, as Booboo Stewart steals the show.

By Justin McCraw
Festivals: CAAM Fest 2014

Festivals: CAAM Fest 2014

Asian-American festival celebrates film, music and food: the trifecta of awesome.

By Justin McCraw
Media Releases, Feb. 11, 2014

Media Releases, Feb. 11, 2014

The music may have run out, but we found one DVD to tide you over till next week.

By Justin McCraw
Actor Jamie Chung Engaged

Actor Jamie Chung Engaged

Jamie Chung engaged to Bryan Greenberg. Will make the cutest kids in the world.

By Justin McCraw
Help Bring Linsanity Film to Cleveland

Help Bring Linsanity Film to Cleveland

“Linsanity: The Movie” could be coming to Cleveland, but it needs some help to get there.

By Justin McCraw
Man From Reno Reaches Kickstarter Goals

Man From Reno Reaches Kickstarter Goals

“Man From Reno,” director Dave Boyle’s latest film, is a mystery thriller that’s just reached its Kickstarter funding level.

By Justin McCraw
San Diego Asian Film Festival Coming in November

San Diego Asian Film Festival Coming in November

Pacific Arts Movement’s San Diego Asian Film Festival returns for its fourteenth year with plenty of Asian media to sate even the most diehard of filmgoers.

By Matthew Seymour
Asian-American Film Festival Takes New York

Asian-American Film Festival Takes New York

Asian-American International Film Festival runs this weekend in New York City. See some great films from around the Asian world.

By Matthew Seymour
Friday Features, Dec. 7, 2012

Friday Features, Dec. 7, 2012

Friday Features returns in this packed … brimming … damp? update to the week’s new release films, graded for their Asian-American presence.

By Justin McCraw
Media Releases, Dec. 4, 2012

Media Releases, Dec. 4, 2012

It’s a Batman-packed edition of Media Releases, as this week sees the release of the final Christopher Nolan film, along with a trilogy collector’s pack.

By Justin McCraw
Friday Features, Oct. 12, 2012

Friday Features, Oct. 12, 2012

Remember Charice? That Filipino girl who tried to break out with a self-titled CD and appearances on Glee? Well, she’s in a movie in this week’s Friday Features. Huzzah!

By Justin McCraw
Hayao Miyazaki Showcase Comes to Cleveland

Hayao Miyazaki Showcase Comes to Cleveland

Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved films grace Cleveland in a month-long series from the Cinematheque.

By Justin McCraw
Media Releases, June 26, 2012

Media Releases, June 26, 2012

Linkin Park. Need we say more? Mike Shinoda, Mr. Hahn and the rest of the gang unleash their latest album in this week’s Media Releases.

By Justin McCraw
Friday Features, June 22, 2012

Friday Features, June 22, 2012

It’s the end of the world for a few people, as a red-haired archer saves her kingdom from the peril that is vampires (…) in this week’s Friday Features.

By Justin McCraw
Media Releases, June 19, 2012

Media Releases, June 19, 2012

UPDATE: The musical drought ends, as we discover Jhameel released an EP today. That, along with several DVDs, round out this week’s Media Releases.

By Justin McCraw
Friday Features, June 15, 2012

Friday Features, June 15, 2012

People whip their hair back and forth, as funny men walk down the aisle in this week’s Hollywood new film Asian American report card, Friday Features.

By Justin McCraw
Media Releases, June 12, 2012

Media Releases, June 12, 2012

It’s a musical avalanche as POP ETC and Far East Movement release new albums and “Entourage” season eight hits DVD in this week’s Media Releases.

By Justin McCraw
Friday Features, June 8, 2012

Friday Features, June 8, 2012

A lion, hippo, giraffe and zebra walk into an alien civilizations’ breeding grounds in this week’s feeble attempt at humor…we mean, Friday Features.

By Justin McCraw
Friday Features, June 1, 2012

Friday Features, June 1, 2012

Snow White keeps eating apples, while children try to escape man-eating piranhas and dance-battle for survival in this week’s Feature Fridays.

By Justin McCraw
“Daylight Savings:” Sex, Asians and Rock & Roll

“Daylight Savings:” Sex, Asians and Rock & Roll

The successor to “Surrogate Valentine,” “Daylight Savings” is the Asian-American road trip that is less Harold and Kumar than it is Thelma and Louise.

By Justin McCraw
One Man’s Fight to Remain In the Family

One Man’s Fight to Remain In the Family

Wang’s film is all at once a contemporary look at American life and a starting block for future change.

By Justin McCraw