Category: Notes

“Asian movies are dead in America and no one cares.”

“If the post-“Crouching Tiger” boom in Asian cinema was an irrational, Dutch-tulip-style bubble, then the virtual disappearance of Asian films from American screens is an equally irrational overcorrection.” Andrew O’Herir interviews Grady Hendrix (NYAFF and formerly Kaiju Shakedown), Keith Allison (Teleport City) and Todd Stadtman (4DK) about corrections, […]

Lathed vs. Laved

The Smart Bitches beg us all, “FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS TURGID, STOP USING THE WORD LATHE” because it’s “NOT SOMETHING ANY MAN WANTS DONE TO HIS MANJUNK.” They have woodworking videos, too.

NYAFF 2009 Video

Sad you couldn’t make the New York Asian Film Festival this year with all its pink films, Minoru Kawasaki and Wai Ka-Fai? It’s time to do something about it. Something sedentary, like watch the Q&A and festival fun from the comfort of your sofa or at your desk.