I ran an entertainment blog for 7+ years before turning my efforts to writing books. I still often get asked what I’m watching or reading, so check back here or subscribe to my newsletter to hear my thoughts on the media I’m consuming these days.
Let’s talk Jane Austen. It’s always tricky adapting her work, as each reader has a specific feeling or aesthetic they have already set in their mind. It’s the reason why, nearly 20 years after the latest “straight up” Pride & Prejudice adaptation, people still argue whether or not it’s better than the 1994 Colin FirthContinue reading “I’m Persuaded Not to Recommend This”
Let me start off by saying I love Shang-Chi. Any issues I have with the casting (hello Hollywood, the Asian community has more than one actress! Feel free to use them!) is overshadowed by the excellent choices of Tony Leung and Michelle Yeoh, who my kids take every opportunity to remind me that she onceContinue reading “The Accessories Can’t Hide This”
It is a rule of all Asian Americans (well, Asian North Americans) that you must commit to watching something of Sandra Oh’s each year. It’s why I sat through movies like Under the Tuscan Sun and Mulan II before finally getting to knock out a few years’ worth with Grey’s Anatomy (until, well, you know).Continue reading “The Chair-y on Top”
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