Life struck me as several cuts above “meh” but never made me jump out of my seat.
Jana Monji, made in San Diego, California, lost in Japan several times, has written about theater and movies for the LA Weekly, LA Times, and currently, Examiner.com and the Pasadena Weekly. Currently living in LA, she has found her inner Latina dancing Argentine tango. Her short fiction has been published in the Asian American Literary Review.
A piece on extending the conversation about diversity at the Oscars to include all minorities.
A conversation between the writers at RogerEbert.com about monkeys in cinema.
An article about "Star Wars" fashion.
An article about Laurie Anderson's "Heart of a Dog."
An article about Jennifer Lawrence's press conference at the 2016 Golden Globes.
A recap and report from backstage at the 73rd Annual Golden Globes.
On the current militia takeover of a refuge in Oregon by the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom, and the documentary "Unbranded."
A review of Ismaël Ferroukhi's "Free Men," in light of the recent rise in Islamophobia.
An essay on Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur."
An AFI Fest 2015 report on "The Big Short" and the Q&A that followed with the filmmakers and stars.