NOVEMBER 3, 2005 ISSUE Next Issue: Thursday, November 17, 2005
Those Shoes Aren't Made for Walking: An AFI/AFM film fest preview
The AFI Film festival is upon us, and writers Brian Hu and Chi Tung can't wait to diagnose its ills. Among them being the South Korean horror flick "The Red Shoes." And yet, all is not lost. Apparently, there's a new sheriff in town, and his name is the American Film Market.
Fashionably Early: Riding the coattails of Jean Yu and Derek Lam
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue Magazine have announced the finalists for their Fashion Fund Award. And the (Asian-American) nominees are... Jean Yu and Derek Lam!
November Nights bring the 'Teahouse of the August Moon'
Award winning play of an American soldier bringing democracy to Post World War II Japan hits the Los Angeles stage.
M U S I C
Talkin Bout My (Asian Kung-Fu) Generation
Japanese alternative rockers release their newest album.
C L I P S
November 3, 2005: News Bites
Tom Cruise produces another Eyes Wide Shut?!; Trekkies have a whole 'nother reason to salute Mr. Sulu; following the yellow brick road to the Phillipines. All this and more in the latest edition of News Bites.
F O R E I G N
November 3, 2005: News From Abroad
Men wearing makeup, college kids in China getting married, Halloween in South Korea, Helena Bonham Carter winning best actress at the Tokyo International Film Festival -- is this the apocalypse? Nope, it's just another edition of News From Abroad.