Articles tagged wayne wang

Tuesday, May 2 2006

Last Holiday

'So much of the movie,' says director Wayne Wang of his Last Holiday, 'is about giving up your fears and trying to live your life.'


Friday, January 13 2006

Last Holiday (2006)

As she gains increased clout (maybe her new Hollywood star counts for something), perhaps the Queen can angle for work that's challenging and rewarding for all her subject.


Friday, September 16 2005

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

Simple, kind, honest, and unpatronising, Because of Winn-Dixie handles the friendship between Opal and her mutt quite perfectly.


Monday, June 9 2003

Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)

Wayne Wang portrays the challenges of forging an Asian American sexuality within a racialized politics of desire.


Wednesday, April 2 2003

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

Jennifer Lopez has made a lucrative habit of reprising her story in most of her fictional incarnations.


Friday, December 13 2002

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

This 'ethnic' modification of 'Pretty Woman'-meets-'Working Girl' uses the 'iconic' Lopez strategically.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Center of the World (2001)

These lost souls meet when he visits the conspicuously named Pandora's Box, the club where she's employed, and he's so taken by her (lap dance) that he asks her to come to Vegas with him for three days: no strings and lots of money.


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