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Bioware on Expanding Romance Options in Games

Bioware on Expanding Romance Options in Games

March 6th, 2012 by

Today marks the release date of Mass Effect III, which is the first installment of the video game trilogy to allow players to choose a male avatar and romance another male character. screenshot from a romance scene from Mass Effect 3 (spoilers) One of the hallmarks of Biowares storytelling is the nuanced portrayals of relationships […]

Academy Awards 2012:  Putting Blackface in Context

Academy Awards 2012: Putting Blackface in Context

February 27th, 2012 by

Hollywood’s diversity problem was on full display at the 84th Academy Awards. Why blackface still matters.

Asian Americans actors are missing on Broadway stages

Asian Americans actors are missing on Broadway stages

February 17th, 2012 by

A coalition of Asian American actors studies diversity and Broadway and finds that Asian Americans only make up 1.6% of roles.

Platinum Studios trying to revive “The Weapon”

Platinum Studios trying to revive “The Weapon”

January 31st, 2012 by

Platinum Studios is again trying to market “The Weapon”, but there is no mention of David Henrie this time around…

Red Tails: The Film Hollywood Rejected

Red Tails: The Film Hollywood Rejected

January 19th, 2012 by

Our review and reasons for watching “Red Tails”

Our Early Review of Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise Part 1!

Our Early Review of Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise Part 1!

January 7th, 2012 by

Check out our early review of the sequel graphic novel “Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise Part 1”!

“Starship Troopers” reboot in the works

“Starship Troopers” reboot in the works

December 3rd, 2011 by

In our last blog post about the casting of Tom Cruise in All You Need is Kill, we mentioned the 1997 adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein’s seminal science fiction novel, Starship Troopers. The main character of Starship Troopers by Heinlein: Juan Rico, a Filipino hero (rare in science fiction even today.) The main character of […]

WB taps Tom Cruise to play Billy Cage–née Keiji Kiriya

WB taps Tom Cruise to play Billy Cage–née Keiji Kiriya

December 1st, 2011 by

Maybe Asian American actors are like poor Keiji Kiriya: doomed to constantly relive missed opportunities.

Interview with Kristina Wong, Performance Artist

Interview with Kristina Wong, Performance Artist

November 6th, 2011 by

Kristina Wong on her new show, CAT LADY and the freedom of performance art!

“Kung Fu” Remake in the Works Again

“Kung Fu” Remake in the Works Again

November 1st, 2011 by

The gears are spinning again for a “Kung Fu” remake. Yes, that Kung Fu, the same television show from the 1970s that rejected Bruce Lee, cast a white actor instead, and infuriated a famous Avatar: The Last Airbender actor… On October 31st Deadline reported that actor Bill Paxton is in negotiations to direct a remake […]