#TBT: Kelly Marie Tran as “Full Asian” Representative

Originally published on December 14, 2017 I’m not sure how common it is for people to have first learned of Kelly Marie Tran through the following video, but this is how she first came onto my radar at least. In 2015, two short months before THE FORCE AWAKENS was released, College Humor laid down the …

#TBT: A TEDx Talk from Taika Waititi

Originally published on November 2, 2017 New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi is, without a doubt, experiencing quite a ride with his newest film, THOR: RAGNAROK (which has already accumulated a 96% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes from early screenings). With the latest installment from the Marvel Cinematic Universe set to come out to the public tomorrow, …

#TBT: Revisiting Prudence From ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

Originally published on September 14, 2017 Entertainment Weekly unexpectedly made me realize how much time has passed, when it released a listicle today of the songs from the Beatles jukebox musical ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, in honor of its tenth anniversary. In the midst of praises for Evan Rachel Wood’s vocal performances throughout the film, one …