Tagged: year: 2001
Yo Soy Betty, La Fea is a Colombian telenovela released in 1999 that ran for 169 one-hour episodes and spawned several re-adaptations around the world. It is about a highly prepared Economics graduate who settles for a job as a secretary because she always loses jobs to less prepared but prettier people.
Based on the manga by Kiriko Nananan, Blue follows quiet Kirishima, a high school girl that spends most her time admiring what’s around her rather than interacting with it. One day Kirishima strikes up a friendship with Endo, a girl with a mysterious past, and begins admiring her.
Tomie, Ito-san’s first manga, is one of the most shocking graphic novels ever created. It’s not only a study in the dangers of lust, it also uncovers the true nature of humanity and how, perhaps, the seven deadly sins are nothing more than a look at the ugliest and most distressing parts of human nature.
So… you’re looking to get into Jay Chou after seeing The Green Hornet or what not? Maybe you’re planning to start your Mandarin lessons, and even plan into deeping your toes into some Chinese or overall Asian music? Well, what better way to get into Chinese/Asian music than starting with Jay Chou.
Ahhh… how we don’t really care about Valentine’s Day, especially when our selection of films at the cinema contains such vapid productions as the unoriginally titled Valentine’s Day last year. But there’s something for everyone… and here are five picks~