Film

Video changed the movie star and the films coming to screens big and small are changing—and we are cheering that change. We celebrate videos that headline or feature noteworthy Asian women characters. Whether a local YouTube phenomenon or an earth-shaking blockbuster, let’s see what’s happening.

Asian TV series to binge watch in 2018

Asian TV Series to binge-watch this December

December can totally be a busy month for most of us. Nevertheless, we all love our ‘me time’ moments at home, watching shows that take us on a rollercoaster of emotions. Before 2018 ends, we thought of rounding-up some...

Shirkers: reclaiming Singapore’s first indie film

Shirkers is a monumental attempt to reclaim Singapore’s first indie film in a world that lost and kept it. “When I was 18, the thing I wanted more than anything was to make a movie. I had the idea that you found freedom...

JTBC My ID is Gangnam Beauty

My ID is Gangnam Beauty—K Drama Review

“I’ll get some cosmetic procedures done, but I hope I don’t end up looking like a Gangnam girl.” I remember the first time I heard this from a Korean friend years ago. I was bewildered when she worried about being a...

sim saimdang and the girl who knew da vinci review

Saimdang and The Girl Who Knew Da Vinci

As someone who enjoys historical fiction, I had the opportunity to watch Saimdang and read Belle Ami’s The Girl Who Knew Da Vinci within the last year. At first glance, the two works seemed unrelated. Saimdang is a...