June 8, 2006 ISSUE Next Issue: Thursday, July 13, 2006
Counting our Blessings
When it comes to Asian and Asian American selections, the 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival is far from prolific. But it's worth a gander anyways. Brian Hu looks ahead to what's in store.
The New Generation in Hybrids
The reviews are in, and even the supporters of Justin Lin's "Fast and the Furious 3: Tokyo Drift" can't get beyond the fact that it's merely a generic Hollywood auto racing film. APA looks for subversion within the formula.
Asian-American actor/dancer/poet/activist/rapper/pioneer Dante Basco has tried everything -- and I mean everything -- in this business to make a name for himself. Luckily, his efforts have not gone unnoticed. And it helps that he's not camera-shy either.
C L I P S
June 15, 2006: News Bites
Catching the Tokyo Drift; intolerance on the radio (again); the adventures of Wendy Wu. All this and more in the June 8th, 2006 edition of News Bites.
F O R E I G N
June 15, 2006: News From Abroad
The passing of a Japanese cinema legend, the Indian "dancing queen of the '60s" honored, the worst idea for a remake ever, and so much more in the latest edition of News From Abroad. see