One of LA’s true gems is the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival – every year, the festival never fails to curate an amazing lineup films – and trust me, there’s something for everyone every year. Check out some of the highlights (yes, Linsanity is coming to the festival!) below!
We’re big on social media here at Audrey – and Instagram is no exception. Check out some of our favorite asian celebrities/personalities on Instagram! (You never know if your favorite celebrity is on it!)
This was brought to my attention recently by a friend – the Instagram account ‘Asiansareugly’. Yes, readers – the account is basically what you think it is. Two users (and both Caucasian girls) who go by ‘Cass’ and ‘Zoe’ point out various Asian IG users and spew out a bunch of distasteful comments about their features, all accompanied by heinous amounts of profanity and vulgar language. I’m less than inclined to post their commentary (I see no point in spreading the hate) – but I’ll give you some warning if you decide to check it out. The number of followers are growing pretty quickly, as the account is only about two days old.
I’m more intrigued by the idea of these IG accounts (with outrageous usernames and purposes) for the sake of gaining popularity (in this case, it’s attracting a lot of negative feedback) by younger women. Whether these accounts are real or fake – nevertheless, they’re still spreading some sort of hate. Clearly, with the internet age – we’re not living in post-racial society as people would like to believe.
ISSUE: Spring 2013
Yung At Heart
Elodie Yung may kick some serious ass (with double katana swords!) as Jinx in the upcoming film G.I. Joe: Retaliation, but we get to the heart of what really matters to the French Cambodian actress.
Ang Lee has done more than anyone to bring attention to the Taiwanese film industry, shooting much of his 3D fantasy film Life of Pi in Taipei and Taichung — and always making sure to thank Taiwan in those Oscar speeches, even if his film is about gay cowboys in Wyoming. But Taiwan’s local films have had a recent commercial resurgence as well, catapulted by 2008′s super hit Cape No. 7. More recently, successful films include You Are The Apple of My Eye, Monga, and Seediq Bale, in addition to Taiwan/China co-productions like the ensemble romantic comedy Love. At the same time, Taiwanese dramas are as rampant as ever — and all of this brings us a wealth of new Taiwanese leading ladies.
A comprehensive list that spans decades would definitely include Taiwanese talents such as Sylvia Chang, Brigitte Lin, Lu Yi-Ching, Mavis Fan, Barbie Hsu, Rene Liu, Vivian Hsu and more. But for this year’s Women’s History Month showcase, we’re going to concentrate on young actresses ruling commercial Taiwanese film and television today.
Click on to see the ten ladies!
What are some of our favorite Asian spots for DineLA? Click on to see our picks!
We’re one day behind! To make up for this egregious mistake, we’ve added two noteworthy photos from the previous day.
We’re loving this editorial this month with Sun Fei Fei (shot by Steven Meisel) in Vogue Italia. Click on to see the rest!
cyberstalking social media posts of the day are as follows:
1. This first image is of the legendary DJ DOC (@doc0102) posing with some of the lovely ladies of Girls Generation (@girlsgeneration) who were on his radio show promoting their new single “I Got a Boy” from their fourth full length album.