The heartfelt Korean immigrant tale in "Minari" resonated with many Asian Americans, but for some in South Korea the film presented a far too dated view of immigration to the United States. "Minari", directed by a Korean-American and produced in the United States, was nominated for six Academy Awards, including best picture, best director and best supporting actress for Youn Yuh-jung, a historic first for a Korean actor. Released in the midst of the pandemic, the film's Korean elements and its Oscar nominations helped make it a commercial success in South Korea, where the film brought in $7 million of its total $11 million global box office receipts, compared with $2 million from showings in the United States, according to IMDb.
Eight arrests were made during a confrontation between police and protesters outside a police station in Albany, New York, on April 22, police said.Police Chief Eric Hawkins said police had ended an “unlawful occupation” outside South Station in Albany that had lasted for several days.According to local media outlets demonstrators set up camp outside Albany police’s South Station following the actions of local officers during an anti-police brutality protest.Footage uploaded by Twitter user David B. Easton shows a group of officers carrying shields as protesters shout at them from behind a metal barrier. Credit: David B. Easton via Storyful
The focus is firmly back on the race for the top four in the Premier League this weekend after the brief distraction of the ill-fated European Super League.
Shock G, frontman of the 1990s hip-hop group Digital Underground and widely known as his alter-ego “Humpty Hump,” has died, according to the group’s co-founder Chopmaster G. Shock’s real name was Gregory Jacobs; his death was confirmed to TMZ by by his father, Edward Racker, although no cause has been cited. He was 57. Via […]
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AFTER the success of its well-loved and best-selling Rainbow Cake and Ube-Langka Cheesecake in 2020, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino’s outstanding pastry chefs have whipped up another delectable
The 36th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, which recognizes the best work in the independent space, is kicking off on Thursday night. Hosted by “Saturday Night Live” cast member Melissa Villaseñor, the fully immersive virtual ceremony is streaming live on IFC and AMC Plus. Celebrities such as Adam Sandler, Renee Zellweger, Daveed Diggs, Julia Garner, […]
Singapore’s private property prices increased 3.3% in the first three months, higher than the preliminary estimate of 2.9%, the Urban Redevelopment Authority said.
Trae Young's ankle injury is not as bad as first feared, but the Atlanta Hawks star will be out of the lineup for at least two games, the NBA team announced on Thursday.
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Bayern Munich can be crowned Bundesliga champions for the ninth successive season on Saturday with top-scorer Robert Lewandowski returning from injury and eyeing the league's all-time record of 40 goals in a single campaign.
Toulouse's former New Zealand prop Charlie Faumuina said a win over Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Saturday would "put them in good stead" for next weekend's European Champions Cup semi-final.
Antonio Conte compared his jittery Inter Milan team to an orchestra as they approach a first Serie A title in over a decade having endured back-to-back draws before travelling to Hellas Verona this weekend.
A Filipina was stabbed to death allegedly by her own husband in their San Diego, California home late last week. The couple has been identified as 30-year-old Rhona Barcelon and her husband 31-year-old Jay Barcelon. The authorities reportedly heard the two arguing when they arrived at their home at 2200 Dain Court, Lemon Grove at ... This article, Filipina allegedly stabbed to death by own husband in California, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
AAU and high school highlights of the five-star shooting guard who committed to Kentucky, Terrence Clarke.
The Oscars is Hollywood's most glamorous night, and the gala has generated some remarkable moments in its more than 90-year history -- some funny, some moving and some confounding.
The Oscars on Sunday will mirror the movie industry they honor: transformed by the pandemic, forced to experiment with new venues and formats, and likely to be dominated by "Nomadland."
Lyon coach Rudi Garcia will attempt to shake off his side's bitter midweek French Cup quarter-final exit to Monaco and derail the Ligue 1 title hopes of his former club Lille on Sunday.
Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Thursday that China hoped the upcoming ASEAN summit on member Myanmar would pave the way for a "soft landing". The in-person summit in Jakarta on Saturday is the first concerted international effort to ease the crisis in Myanmar, where security forces have killed hundreds of pro-democracy protesters since a Feb. 1 coup. The meeting is also a test for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which traditionally refrain from interfering in the internal affairs of a member state, and operates by consensus.
Wrestlers pound each other into bloody submission in a backyard outside the Mexican capital as they try to earn a living - and yet their most fearsome foe since the Covid-19 pandemic struck is no longer the reigning champion.