“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is another great Marvel film and one that really aims to and succeeds in boosting Chinese representation in a Hollywood film. These “Ten Rings” of representation talk through the different ways in which it helps to combat the under-representation and negative light in which many Chinese and East Asian characters are portrayed on screen.
After more than a decade in talks and production and a year later than its original release, “Black Widow” has finally been released. A much overdue origin story focusing on Natasha Romanoff, played by the ever-popular Scarlett Johansson, will this be a fitting end for her character’s era in the MCU as she comes face-to-fist with her troubled past?
“Danny Chung Does NOT Do Maths” is the debut novel by ESEA author Maisie Chan. Danny Chung has a lot to deal with, including school bullies, fighting racial stereotypes, annoying family “friends”, and most of all, looking after his Chinese granny. How will he cope? A lovely story about being who you want to be, self discovery, and the importance of intergenerational relationships – even if you don’t speak the same language…
Season 2 of “Love, Victor” is out now! Follow this post for weekly updates of my review of this show as Victor and Benji’s relationship is set to go public at school, Mia continues to struggle with that and everything else going on in her life, and both Victor’s parents try to put on brave faces through their separation and after their son’s coming out.
“Loki” is the next long-awaited Disney+ TV series to be released this year after “WandaVision” and “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”. A fan favourite character despite his tendency to be a both a supervillain and an antihero but always cocky and nearly always self-serving, what will the narcissistic but lovable “God of Mischief” get up to in this TV show centred on himself?
To mark the 11th anniversary of the criminally underrated “Bionic” album by Christina Aguilera, here is my top 10 favourite tracks from said record. #JusticeForBionic
“If she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will!” Well, this reimagined, younger, punk rock rebel version of Cruella de Vil isn’t scary but she’s definitely a badass. Read here to find out what I thought of the new Cruella film, starring Emma Stone and Emma Thompson.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the baddest villain of them all? With the new film “Cruella” starring Emma Stone being released, I’ve decided to list my top 10 favourite Disney villains. Who has made the brutal cut?
“A change is yet to come” marks IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia), focusing on the dilemma gay, British-born Chinese English teacher Alex Chang faces at work in Shanghai, China.
Sue Cheung’s follow-up to 2019’s award-winning novel “Chinglish” is “Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life”. Aimed at kids 8+ it’s a funny take on life from the perspective of an 11-year-old girl who just happens to be half-Chinese as she tries to figure out what her talent is.