SEPTEMBER 3, 2004 ISSUE
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  COVER STORY
Oh My Hero!
Want to feel your heart twitter in delight? Like the feeling of being left breathless? Zhang Yimou's Hero is the movie for you. Completed with 30,000 soldiers and a sequential movement of colors, you'll find yourself rubbing your eyes in disbelief.
To America, With Love: Zhang Yimou's Burden of Proof
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? Zhang Yimou wants us to think it's his Hero. Too bad there's no Excalibur to go with all that shining armor...
Imelda: The Woman Behind the Fairy Tale and the Corruption
Ramona Diaz's controversial documentary Imelda was temporarily banned because of a court order made by the former first lady herself, who felt that the filmmaker betrayed her and made a mockery of her life. The camera can only tell what the camera sees...


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September 3, 2004

 

I N T E R V I E W
 
DiCaprio Who? The Other Leo
Emerging talent, actor Leonardo Nam talks to APA from the comforts of his LA apartment, explaining his rocky journey to Hollywood, the humorous reaction from his family to these crazy LA premieres, and the exciting projects he has in store.
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M U S I C
 
A Time for Toshi
Soul lovers rejoice; Toshi rejects the salacious slime of modern R&B and scores on cadence and feel-good vibes instead.
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F I L M
Beauty in Solitude
A story grounded in reality but embellished in fantasy, the imprints Pen-Ek Ratanaruang's Last Life in the Universe makes are indelible.
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C L I P S
 
September 3, 2004: News Bites
Mira Nair to direct Harry Potter, Hero opens No. 1 at the box offices, Asian actors on the cast of NBC's Hawaii, and much more in this issue of News Bites.
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F O R E I G N
 
September 3, 2004: News From Abroad
Read all about Pakistani publishers being well received at Delhi book fair, Chen Shi-Zheng's Mourning and Forgiveness opens in New York City, China begins its Year of France, Korean film directors begin their environmental awareness film project 1.3.6, and much more in this issue of News From Abroad.
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