Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories Ep. 3 "Tonteki"

A diner opens at midnight where a chef called "Master" will whip up anything as long as he has the ingredients for it. In Ep. 3, a woman named Suzuki knits clothing such as sweaters and scarves for men she is attracted to. The knitting is therapeutic for her; she puts forth all of her emotions into each thread as a way to express love. Most of the time, unfortunately, it is an unrequited love.

Movie Review: Train To Busan

Train To Busan is a zombie apocalyptic film where an unknown virus has turned nearly everyone in South Korea into the undead. Seok-woo (played by Gong Yoo), a divorced fund manager, and his daughter along with a group of other passengers on a train must fight to survive the ride to Busan.

Nicki Minaj vs. Whiteness

The “beef”, as the media quickly labelled it, between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift, and now between Nicki and Miley Cyrus is interesting to consider because while it is new and happening inside our space of pop culture and entertainment, it is also old and familiar, especially to women of colour, and that’s why I think we should talk about it; it needs to be put plainly without all the false embellishments that the entertainment media adds. 

16 Reasons Why You Should Watch Yuri!!! on ICE

One of the most popular animes last year was Yuri!!! on ICE. It was estimated to have sold 25,000 units of its first Blue-ray DVD release featuring the first two episodes of the series. There are easily about 50 reasons the Japanese animation, Yuri!!! on ICE, should be first on your to-watch list. But going through all these reasons would result in too many spoilers and too much time wasted that could have been spent binge-watching Season 1. So, allow me to give you the top 16 reasons.

Netflix & Marvel, Please Give Us an Asian American Iron Fist

Chris Hemsworth. Chris Evans. Chris Pratt. How can there be three blond Chrises playing Marvel superheroes and no Asian Americans? As Netflix develops its next Marvel series, Iron Fist, audiences call for the main character’s race to change in order to reflect real world demographics, remove elements of Orientalism, and correct a legacy of cultural appropriation.

#OscarsSoWhite: Diversity is the Oscars' Biggest Snub

On Jan. 14, the Academy Award nominees were announced, reigniting the recurring discussion about the film industry’s lack of diversity. For the second consecutive year, all of the acting nominations went to Caucasian actors and actresses, reviving the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag on social media. Along with the public, many prominent celebrities used social media as a platform to amplify their voices.