Tag: China

The Ballad of Mulan

Author Jeannette Ng translates “The Ballad of Mulan” from memory and on the fly with notes and commentary! “Last night I saw the summons, the Khan is counting all his soldiers.The summons fill ten & two rolls, every roll with my father’s name.My father has no elder sons, […]

Remembering Yuen Hua

At Ask For The Moon, Meredith Lewis remembers Hong Kong film icon, Yuen Hua. “’He’s gorgeous!’ said my Mum, boggling at Yueh Hua playing the titular role in The Lizard. ‘He’s warm, funny, and he’s really really good.’”

“It’s Time to Break Up Disney”

Matt Stoller writes about the consequences of the new Disney and why it should be broken up. “The new Disney is more a private equity group than studio, collecting brands and using them to bargain aggressively with partners, suppliers and consumers. Imperial Disney is the result not of […]