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Solid kung fu flick drop-kicks drama

By | Feb 10, 2011

Like the ancient martial art of Wing Chun, “Ip Man 2” delivers a simple yet upbeat kung fu flick filled with eclectic action and an arousing sense of Chinese pride.

Comedic heroes refine weak plot

By | Jan 27, 2011

While “The Green Hornet” attempts to be a tongue-in-cheek superhero bromedy, it fails to deliver on most fronts. The main problem lies within the basic premise of the film.

Kanye reveals ‘dark’ world with iconic hip-hop album

By | Dec 1, 2010

Masterfully orchestrated, intently verbose and emotionally charged, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” is a dense and complex mixture of the lyrical musings of a rhyme maestro unsure of his place in the world. More than any artist now, Kanye West goes above and beyond the norm and creates one of the most fascinating albums to…

Book launches Ivy style onto runway

By | Oct 20, 2010

Nothing quite exudes 1960s collegiate American style like a navy blazer, oxford button-down shirt, chinos and a pair of penny loafers. The preppy style that was once the dress code of prestigious East Coast boarding schools and Ivy League institutions has become fashion’s newest trend. “Take Ivy,” as photographed by Teruyoshi Hayashida, is a quirky…