Since 1997, I have written film reviews for a myriad of publications—mostly with an Asian/APA readership. Although some of the films on my list were review assignments (lucky me!), I’ve also included those that I chose to watch on my own.
Additionally, I’ve interviewed some of the world’s most renowned filmmakers also on this list—auteurs like the classy Chen Kaige, Tsui Hark and Ang Lee. I know, I know. It doesn’t get any better than this, right? Euzahn Palcy was extremely gracious, and cooked me a vegan breakfast when we both found ourselves in Santa Monica at the same time. Her island sensibilities really sing to me, as did her neon orange pumps. Irie.
I love visual art, I love writing, so, naturally, I love films. Ohm shanti.Read less