Entertainment

The latest news on Asian Americans making a splash in movies, music, TV shows, and more.

Getting to Know Esther Moon

Getting to Know Esther Moon

Predicted by Variety magazine to be one of the top three contenders for best picture at the Academy Awards, Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari” is about an immigrant Korean family starting anew in Arkansas in the ‘80s. The film has already been nominated for quite a few awards...

“Bling Empire”: The Real Crazy Rich Asians

“Bling Empire”: The Real Crazy Rich Asians

The pandemic persists into the new year, so let’s dabble in all the new content available on Netflix, guilt-free. The streaming network giant recently announced a slate of new films for 2021 and it’s an attractive lineup. Not to mention, new reality series like “Bling...

Love ‘Always & Forever’

Love ‘Always & Forever’

A year has passed since we sat down with Jenny Han and the main cast of “To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.” Oh, how life was so different then — when we were able to attend the early screening in person at The Whitby Hotel in NYC, maskless and free of social...

Kublai Kwon: The Social Engineer Behind Joy Ruckus Club

Kublai Kwon: The Social Engineer Behind Joy Ruckus Club

(With contributions by Emily Lu Gao) Every industry needs a trailblazer — and the Asian American music industry has Kublai Kwon. Over the past two decades, Kwon co-founded the Asian Hip-Hop Summit, and founded the Los Angeles Koreatown-based music label Red Kloud...

Mulan, a Different Kind of Warrior

Mulan, a Different Kind of Warrior

As Disney continues its recent trend of rolling out live-action adaptations, “Mulan” (2020) has finally taken its turn to retell the story of a beloved 1998 original animation. While previous live-action adaptations such as “Lion King,” “Aladdin” and “Beauty and the...

Virginia Duan

Virginia Duan

Entertainment Editor

Virginia Duan is the Entertainment Editor for Mochi magazine and the Living Justice Editor for Diverging Magazine. You can find her work on various sites like Romper, Mom.com, Diverging Mag, and Mochi magazine. She hosts the Noona ARMY Podcast and founded BrAzn AZN, the only retreat for APIDA creatives. She chronicles her mishaps at https://mandarinmama.com.