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New Yawkers/Angelenos, Time To Hit The Thea-tuh [Children Of Invention Theatrical Debut]

March 12th, 2010 | 1 comment | Posted by Diana

Remember Tze Chun’s film, Children of Invention–the one that racked up all those awards and accolades during the festival rounds last year? It’s hitting theaters in New York and Los Angeles for a week, starting tonight.

Children of Invention: Two kids are left to fend for themselves after their mom gets thrown in the clink for participating in an illegal pyramid scheme.

Both cities offer Q&A sessions with filmmaker and talent. See showtimes below:

Look, we know everyone’s busy… but there’s a small window (barely a week!) to see this Continue reading New Yawkers/Angelenos, Time To Hit The Thea-tuh [Children Of Invention Theatrical Debut]

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ROCK OF ASIAN: Brandon Harris Walker

December 12th, 2007 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

Whenever our friend R.J. smells nail polish, he immediately thinks of growing up with mom in Great Neck, NY. Mentions of 9/11 bring back memories of hunkering down with friends over spaghetti in a NY flat, and vellum gift certificates remind him of his Bar Mitzvah. Every time Christmas comes up, as it often does at this time o’ year, he is overwhelmed with cravings for Chinese food.

And why wouldn’t he? Jewish Christmases and movie theaters and Chinese restaurants (practically the only places open besides Nate ‘n Al’s on December 25th) go together like ramma lamma lamma lamma ka dinga da dinga dong! Think of it as solidarity through the holiday season.

We’re glad to see that our pal is not alone. Brandon Walker, a singer we don’t really know all that well, has used some hokey jokes and “okey” voice, to concur:

…Funny? Not terribly. But that’s okay. It’s the holidays! L’Chaim!
Thanks, Yosi!

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