Monthly Archives: November 2013

Jade Hidle: 2013 San Diego Asian Film Festival

From short films to documentaries, diaCritic Jade Hiddle presents an in-depth review of the films featured in the 2013 San Diego Asian Film Festival. Have...

November 2013 News and Events

What happened in November 2013: news and events relating to Vietnamese at home and in the diaspora. It’s time for our second subscriber drive. We’re...

Thuy Linh: Let’s Not Just Go to the Movies, Let’s Make Them

With the explosion of blockbusters, a number of lackluster films has also emerged. What should be done with these underwhelming films? Thuy Linh examines...

Top Five Most Critical of October

It’s here! The Top Five most read posts of October on diaCRITICS! Read your favorites again or discover something you’ve overlooked. So, stay tuned...

Thuy Linh: Match Thy Neighbors

Thuy Linh of Thanh Nien News offers a critical analysis of contemporary Vietnamese cinema, demonstrating the ways in which Vietnamese filmmakers can learn from the regional...

Rhino horns, Tiger Teeth and Why Asians Eat Wildlife to Extinction

Sonny Le reflects on the cultural practice of eating wildlife, emphasizing the need to implement conservation education to the Vietnamese cultural mindset to prevent...