On the 20th Anniversary of 'The Joy Luck Club'

24 April 2014, 10:09 am

For my entire '80s-soaked childhood, my one onscreen role model was Vietnam-born Jonathan Ke Quan, the actor who played the ultra-stereotypical (“NOT VELLY FUNNY, DOCTAH JONES!”) Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and tech nerd Data in The Goonies . I wanted to be Data so ba... Read More »

Nantucket Film Festival Announces Lineup, Including 'Skeleton Twins,' 'I Origins,' and Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'

22 April 2014, 9:41 am

The 2014 Nantucket Film Festival has announced the centerpiece, opening and closing films to be featured at the festival, which runs June 25-30. The festival will open with "The Skeleton Twins," starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader as estranged siblings with a new bond. The opening day will also inc... Read More »

Nantucket's Newspaper Since 1821

22 April 2014, 7:45 am

Director Doug Block’s previous films, 51 BIRCH STREET and THE KIDS GROW UP, explore universal themes of love, marriage, and family as revealed through his personal experiences.... Read More »

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader's 'The Skeleton Twins' Set to Open Nantucket Film Festival

22 April 2014, 6:39 am

Fox Searchlight's "I Origins" and Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" are set as the centerpiece and closing night selections. read more... Read More »

Massive market blaze rips the heart out of Thongkhankham

19 April 2014, 2:32 pm

(VT or BP ) A terrible blaze ripped through Thongkhankham market in Vientiane on Wednesday night, gutting the entirety of the complex and burning out over 300 stalls as hundreds of residents and stallholders watched on in horror.... Read More »

Your user’s guide to the 45th annual Nashville Film Festival

17 April 2014, 2:03 am

Reel Nashville 2014 The Nashville Film Festival is many things — among them a showcase for independent film, one of the city's biggest arts events and a growing… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]... Read More »

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16 April 2014, 9:55 pm

A Vietnamese film festival will be held in July in the French coastal city of Saint Malo, representatives from the organising board said in a press conference in Paris.... Read More »

Vietnamese film fest to be held in France in July

16 April 2014, 9:48 pm

A Vietnamese film festival will be held in July in the French coastal city of Saint Malo, representatives from the organising board said in a press conference in Paris... Read More »

Play explores truth behind Jane Fonda's Vietnam photo

10 April 2014, 12:28 pm

Photograph remains one of the period's most controversial images and one some US veterans have never let Fonda forget Jane Fonda sits astride a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun, laughing with locals on a 1972 trip to Hanoi at the height of the Vietnam war. It remains one of the period's mo... Read More »

Top 10 war movies

6 April 2014, 7:49 pm

War is hell, for sure, but war can make for undeniably brilliant movie-making. Here, the Guardian and Observer's critics pick the ten best • Top 10 romantic movies • Top 10 action movies • Top 10 comedy movies • Top 10 horror movies • Top 10 sci-fi movies • Top 10 crime movies • To... Read More »