Lynn Chen Talks ‘I Will Make You Mine’ and the State of Asian American Cinema – Exclusive Interview

Lynn Chen breaks down her experience as a first time director on "I Will Make you Mine' and gives key notes to fellow aspiring filmmakers.

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‘We Are As Gods’ Review – An Introspective Call To Action

Stewart Brand is one of the world's most influential thinkers that not many people know of. He was an intricate founder of some of today's most progressive movements, yet unlike others, he is not in it for the self-exposure. In fact, many might call him dangerously selfless. Brand, now 81, is most famously known for…

‘The Donut King’ Review – Donuts Could Not Be More Inspiring

Fleeing the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia with his wife and three children in 1975, Ted Ngoy made his way to America. He traveled with pockets that could only fit so much of the desire to make a name for himself and the little money he had. Like many refugees, Ngoy found work as a…

‘Feels Good Man’ Review – Pepe the Frog Pleads For Liberation

Pepe the Frog needs no introduction by now. The laid back cartoon that took the farthest corners of the internet by storm has seen better days. One of the formerly harmless founders of modern meme culture was taken hostage behind enemy lines in 2016. Indie cartoonist Matt Furie's labor of love went from being a…

‘Finding Yingying’ Review – More than a True Crime Documentary

At 26, Yingying Zhang leaves China to study abroad in the United States at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A young ecologist filled with dreams, she aspired to one day be a married professor with children. Studying in the U.S. would provide her with greater opportunities, so her family back in Nanping, China did…

‘I’ll Meet You There’ Review – Flawed, But Warm and Important

I’ll Meet You There is the type of film where characters say things like “we can't move forward until we face the past.” It is not that this sentiment is untrue, but rather that writer/director Iram Parveen Bilal is working with such interesting ideas that rigid following of soapy cliches and blandness feel frustrating. The…

‘I Will Make You Mine’ Review – Confronting the Past Rarely Feels this Real

Lynn Chen's directorial debut, I Will Make You Mine, follows three women: Erika (Ayako Fujitani), Rachel (Lynn Chen herself), and Yea-Ming (Yea-Ming Chen) as they reconnect with their former lover Goh (Goh Nakamura) when he stumbles back into town. Despite the three women being drastically different, they all share the same struggle: moving on. Building…

What The Release Date Delay Of ‘No Time To Die’ Means For Other Upcoming Films

March 12 Update 2: Disney has now officially delayed the release of 'Mulan', 'New Mutants', and 'Antlers'. The latter two, of course, are films that traveled over during Disney's acquisition of 20th Century Fox. All three titles have no rescheduled release dates. This comes after the news that for only the fourth time in history,…

The 2020 Oscars: Where to Watch all the Nominated Films

The 92nd Academy Awards will air tomorrow, February 9th at 5pm Pacific Standard Time. For your consideration, we have compiled all of the nominated films, their nominations, and where you can watch them. Follow the DiscussingFilm Twitter to get the complete list of winners as they come in live tomorrow! Ford vs Ferarri (Le Mans…