Film

Thuy Linh: Some good ones at the end of the season

Thuy Linh presents a review of two new Vietnamese films, Cuoc chien voi chan tinh (Thach Sanh Legend) and Qua tim mau (Vengeful …(read more)

Andrew C Presents ‘Millions,’ an Asian Canadian Drama

Looking for a new show to watch this summer? Eric Nguyen recommends Millions, the critically acclaimed web series by Andrew C. Have …(read more)

Thuy Linh: War Films: Time to Let Go

By presenting a critical analysis of Bui Tuan Dung’s Nhung nguoi viet huyen thoai (The Legend Makers), Thuy Linh suggests why it may …(read more)

Thuy Linh: Good films do not require subservience to technology

Resident film critic, Thuy Linh, explains why excessive reliance of Vietnamese filmmakers on technology undermines creativity and originality.  Have you …(read more)

Writers’ Spotlight: Filmmaker Masahiro Sugano

  The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center are proud to present the Fourth San …(read more)

Kim Nguyen’s War Witch (Rebelle)

Vinh Nguyen reviews the award-winning film by Kim Nguyen, War Witch (Rebelle). The film explores the themes of survival, family, and home …(read more)

How To Be Famous: Pop Culture News from Vietnam and the Diaspora (December 2013)

In an age of Western-dominated pop culture acts, how does a Vietnamese celebrity become famous in the international, pop culture …(read more)

A Review of “Lost in Paradise”

Eric Nguyen presents an in-depth review of the Vũ Ngọc Đãng’s film Lost in Paradise and the reason why it rises above the …(read more)

Vu Pham, Filmmaker – “My Brother”

Dao Strom interviews Vu Pham, a filmmaker, writer, and actor. He is the founder of nomenstatua, a film production company. His …(read more)

Thuy Linh: Best of the Best

    Our film critic, Thuy Linh, names the three best films to have won the Golden Lotus over 40 …(read more)

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 …(read more)

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 …(read more)

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 …(read more)