Why Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” American TV series is not the best idea

Why Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite”American TV series is not the best idea By QUYNH (STEPHANIE) BUI | March 7, 2020 Cover photo by Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images on Insider Following his groundbreaking victory at the Oscars this year, Bong Joon-ho, the director of the first non-English Best Picture winner “Parasite”, announced his plan to release a limited series […]

Love Lessons from Netflix’s Marriage Story

*Love Lessons from Netflix’s Marriage Story By QUYNH (STEPHANIE) BUI | March 1, 2020 *Spoiler Alert: The article includes and discusses details of the film. The critically acclaimed Netflix original Marriage Story received multiple nominations for the Oscars this year (with Laura Dern winning Best Supporting Actress), for its painfully intense yet realistic depiction of love, […]

4 Hearty Asian Soups That Will Keep You Warm This Winter

4 Hearty Asian Soups That Will Keep You Warm This Winter By QUYNH (STEPHANIE) BUI | December 11, 2019 Cover photo by Nick Karvounis on Unsplash  Winter is coming, and like in Game of Thrones, it’s me versus Amsterdam’s cold winds. But it’s not necessarily bad news. Even with the dull weather, there is a chance to feel […]

“Zombieland: Double Tap” Film Review: An Outlandish Action “Family” Movie

By QUYNH (STEPHANIE) BUI | December 1, 2019 Cover photo from sobrosnetwork.com After a 10-year hiatus, Zombieland made a grand return with their sequel, this time “double-tap.” Crazier action scenes, cheekier jokes, and creepier zombies: this movie has got it all. Zombieland: Double Tap continues the story of Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Wichita (Emma […]

Amsterdam’s Sweet Spots: 5 Desserts You Should Try

Amsterdam’s Sweet Spots: 5 Desserts You Should Try By QUYNH (STEPHANIE) BUI  | November 23, 2019 Cover photo by Nhi Tran / The Amsterdammer Although I’m not the biggest fan of Dutch food (my apologies to our Dutch readers), Dutch desserts can certainly make my sweet tooth tingle. I have scouted the city of Amsterdam and tracked […]

“The Farewell” Movie Review

The Farewell: The Asian Representation We Actually Needed By QUYNH (STEPHANIE) BUI | November 18, 2019 Cover photo by A24 Racial representation has become a priority in Hollywood films these past few years, with ambitious efforts such as Marvel’s superhero movie Black Panther and the box office hit Crazy Rich Asians. However, I couldn’t help but feel […]