Sonic The Hedgehog – Spoiler review

There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the release of Sonic The Hedgehog. Based on the classic Sega character, who might be just as infamous as he is famous. As a long time fan of Sonic, I was ready to see this film, whether it was good or not. When the first trailer came out,…

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‘Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet’ – A Triumph in Comedic Storytelling

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet is the latest in a slew of new original programming by Apple’s fledgling streaming service Apple TV+. The eight-episode comedy series from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creatives Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Megan Ganz was renewed by Apple TV+ a full two weeks ahead of its freshman season premiere, and…

How ‘The Farewell’ Portrays Home In All Its Abstract Glory

Something about Lulu Wang's The Farewell feels familiar to me. This strikes me early on in the film, when we find ourselves in Changchun, the Chinese city in which much of the film takes place, via a series of wide-angle shots of various apartment buildings, endlessly tall and taking up much of the city's landscape.…

‘The Ghost Bride’: A Mixed Effort To Bring Peranakan And Chinese Cultures To Life

Netflix ushered in a spooky Lunar New Year with the release of its first Mandarin original series from Malaysia on January 23. The Ghost Bride is an adaptation from a 2013 novel of the same name by Malaysian author Yangsze Choo. Since the teaser trailer dropped, the six-episode series has been generating some buzz online,…

‘P.S. I Still Love You’: Shallow but Sweet

The Netflix adaptation of Jenny Han's bestselling YA book To All The Boys I've Loved Before premiered in the summer of 2018 to warm reviews and enthusiastic support from fans online. It was the first in a mainstream awakening of Asian-led romcoms, followed closely by critical and commercial successes Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and fellow…