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The Year of Asian 2.0: Hallyu and More

It’s been nearly 11 years since I wrote the small piece on The Year of Asian, celebrating Yojiro Takita’s Okuribito snatching the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film and Slumdog Millionaire sweeping award season...

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Five Best Video Games Inspired by Real Mythology

From ancient Greek legends to Norse folklore, mythologies from around the world have often featured in video games. Having myths incorporated into games gives an additional layer of engagement for players to explore. But...

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Diandra’s 2019 Music Highlights

2019 ended the decade with a vast range of fresh music; from protest anthems to fierce tracks from rappers like Lil Simz and Rico Nasty, to pop gems and oddities like, and even a breathtaking new arrangement for Mothra’s theme.

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Top30 Film Discoveries of 2018

This year I bested myself. From the 384 movies that I saw, I’ll make my customary list of favorite films discoveries from year 2014 downward.

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Amy’s Top Songs of 2018

Despite the lack of full albums and minis that I listened to over the past year, my current iTunes list of chosen songs this year has a whopping +90 tracks, so yeah. It’s been a difficult task to try to reduce my list by nearly half, so there will definitely be a lot of cheating on this list.