By Tam Ky  October 4, 2019 | 01:06 pm GMT+7 A still from "Predestined: Lover From A Past Life". A Vietnamese feature film about a love that stays alive through centuries will be released in American cinemas this December. "Nhan Duyen: Nguoi Yeu Tien Kiep", unofficially translated as "Predestined: Lover From A Past Life" is directed by Luk Van. It tells the story of a man who decided to become a spirit to follow and protect his lover for centuries, until present days. The movie will be screened in cinemas in Westminster, Garden Grove, San Jose, Los Angeles and San Francisco. According to Quynh Chi, producer of the movie, her team has worked with several partners in California and signed a co-operation agreement with a distributor to take the film to international audiences. The film premiered in Vietnam on October 3. It is a recent trend that many Vietnamese filmmakers are seeking international audiences, particularly the diaspora, for their works. In March 2019, … [Read more...] about Vietnamese film with romantic spirit to premiere in the U.S.
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The thing about British serial killers in the movies is that they're so terribly polite. Watching "Sightseers," a low-budget lark about a homicidal couple touring the backcountry, one is reminded of Alec Guinness drolly dispatching his relatives in "Kind Hearts and Coronets" (1949) or poor, sweet Michael Palin forever murdering the wrong dog in "A Fish Called Wanda" (1988). No matter how many brains get bashed or how much blood gets spilled, it's always important to mind one's manners. Chris and Tina (Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, who collaborated on the script with Amy Jump) are a sad-sack couple who've been dating for a few months when Chris arrives in his caravan camper-van to take Tina on holiday. The byroads and tourist traps of the Lake Country, the West Midlands, and Derbyshire are calling, drowning out the needy whine of Tina's mother (Eileen Davies), who still hasn't forgiven her daughter for impaling the family dog on a knitting needle. ("It was an accident, Mum!" "So were … [Read more...] about ‘Sightseers’ has fun with serial killers
Updated: September 12, 2019 So you want to learn a second language? Good. In my humble opinion, everyone should learn another language. But let me first say- it’s not easy. In fact, it’s really hard. But, it’s also incredibly satisfying, fun and rewarding. And not to mention useful. Table of Contents What is fluency?1. Learn as much as possible before you go abroad.2. Immerse yourself.3. Live with a host family.4. Carry around a notebook and pocket dictionary.5. Absorb media in your target language. 6. Try a language exchange.7. Make a serious effort to remember every word.8. Get a boyfriend or girlfriend who speaks your target language.9. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.10. Don’t be afraid to be pushy when necessary.And most importantly, don’t give up. You can do this.What didn’t work for me:Apps that can help you learn:Books that can help:So what makes me an expert anyway?Enjoyed this post? Subscribe here! What is fluency? Fluent … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Becoming Fluent in a Second (or Third!) Language
02 Oct Enjoying the nicest casinos in Macau: a guide Posted at 16:01h in Blog by Victoria The rise of Asia has been fascinating to watch over the years. In the West, we’ve grown accustomed to 2% annual growth rates being normal. For nations like China, though, 10%+ rates of expansion were normal for decades. In comparison, their current 6-7% growth rate feels slow to them.myriad of things to do. Which casinos are worth your time? In this blog, we’ll share three of our favourites. NOTE: One thing before we begin: Whilst you’re there, give games like Pai Gow and Sic Bo a try. Not clear on the rules? This smart casino guide will fill you in on the basics. Study the rules for an hour, and you’ll be gaming like a local in no time! The Grand Lisboa Macau Of all the gaming palaces in Macau, none have the presence of the Grand Lisboa. Opened in 1970 as the Casino Lisboa, it attained its present form in 2008. Shaped like a golden lotus flower, it … [Read more...] about Enjoying the nicest casinos in Macau: a guide
Car owners and spectators will mingle among classics and hot rods, modern day muscle cars, trucks and imports at AutoFest from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.The first-of-its-kind event in Ramona will take place on a closed section of Main Street between Sixth and Eighth streets.Specialty cars that will be displayed include a “Magic Car” nostalgic nitro burning dragster.AutoFest organizer Steve “Charger Steve” Lordigyan said the Magic Car will fire up at 1 p.m. at Seventh Street. “You can smell the nitro and see the flames,” Lordigyan said. “It’s an experience and it’s also very loud. It’s been known to rattle some windows.”Famous cars from movies and TV shows are also expected. Lordigyan said his collection includes the Mystery Machine from “Scooby Doo,” a DeLorean time machine from “Back to the Future,” and a General Lee Dodge Charger driven in “The Dukes of Hazzard.”Although … [Read more...] about Town’s first AutoFest gets underway Sunday