“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.
“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…
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is MCU’s upcoming film due for release in September 2021. It’s their first film to feature a Chinese superhero and a predominantly ethnic Chinese cast. But just how good will it be for the representation of Asians and East Asians in Hollywood and Chinese culture?
20th April is Chinese Language Day. Have you always wanted to learn Chinese? Well here you can learn some popular words and phrases that range from a little bit cheeky to downright crude!
Jackie Chan’s most recent film “Vanguard” (2020), has been described as putting “James Bond and Ridley Scott sci-fi to shame”. But does this action-packed thriller where Chan isn’t even the lead character live up to its expectations?
In honour of World Poetry Day and my mum, here is a small collection of poems written for her.
Happy Chinese New Year of the Ox! Want to know what traits describe your zodiac animal? This post will list all the negative ones for your pleasure.
Disney are good at being as culturally appropriate as possible in many of their projects, but should that mean their live-action version of Mulan be in Mandarin Chinese?