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A Taste of Spaghetti Fear

By “Spaghetti Fear” I don’t mean the fear of spaghetti but rather “spaghetti horror,” the genre of horror films pioneered by Italian filmmakers such as Mario Bava who made the 1960 cult classic Black Sunday with Barbara Steele.

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The Fascinating and Unlikely Rise of Actor Robert Bronzi

Just as I was about to sleep, I came across Lionsgate’s 2021 The Gardener whose keyart features Charles Bronson. I was startled awake as I thought Charles Bronson died in 2003.

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An Open Letter from Wayne Lo

I became serendipitously connected with Wayne through his art at Hayena Gallery when I was producing the feature film #1 Serial Killer aka Chink. I…

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The 2K Restored Version of Flow Is Arguably Quentin Lee’s First Feature

A prolific filmmaker and creator who started UCLA Film School in 1993, Quentin Lee has set off to make stories about his community, queer Asians,…

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Olga Zhurzhenko on Producing in Ukraine Now

On Feb 11, 2022, I did an interview with Olga about her current situation and producing in Ukraine now.

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Filmmaker Leslie Streit on Her American Ballet Story

San Francisco based filmmaker Leslie Streit has been filming her third documentary feature “An American Ballet Story” since 2015. In 2022, seven years later, she is still hard at work to finish editing the feature.

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“A Sunburnt Summer” Spotlights the Debut of a New Queer Chinese Filmmaker

Asian American Movies (AAM.tv) releases “A Sunburnt Summer,” the debut film of writer/director Zicheng Li worldwide today. CHOPSO takes the opportunity to interview the young…

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Hong Kong, a Tragedy: From Pearl of the Orient to a City that Dare Not Speak Its Name

Hong Kong descends from Pearl of the Orient to a city that dare not speak its name as filmmaker Quentin Lee watches with sadness.

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Ten Most Original Slasher Flicks

Ten Most Original Slasher Flicks

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My Favorite Classics of Lucio Fulci

In the blink of an eye, Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond turns 40 this year in 2021. I was introduced to Lucio Fulci back in the…

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