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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Taiwan  Season 8, Ep 27

This week: police officers around the US threaten to quit rather than get vaccinated. And Now: The Weather Channel's Graphics Department Is Still Not Fucking Around. Main story: Taiwan, its history as an anti-communist tool by the West, its current-day democratic miracle, and its fraught relationship with Communist China. And Now: James Corden Loves Cinema. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Oct 25, 2021 - 6 comments

Movie: Tigertail

A Taiwanese factory worker leaves his homeland to seek opportunity in America, where he struggles to find connection while balancing family and newfound responsibilities in this multi-generational drama. [more inside]
posted by toastyk on Apr 14, 2020 - 4 comments

Movie: Yi Yi

Members of a precariously affluent Taipei family traverse inflection points in their separate lives. The title translates as, "A One and a Two", like the count off to a song; this movie won Best Director at Cannes, Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics, and is #8 on the BBC's list of best films of the century so far. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Jan 19, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: Eat Drink Man Woman

A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 18, 2018 - 5 comments

Fresh Off the Boat: Coming From America  Season 3, Ep 1

The Season 3 premiere finds Louis and family traveling to Taiwan in an effort to make things right with Gene; and Louis doubting the life he's built for himself in Orlando after seeing how well Gene lives. Meanwhile Jessica shows Eddie, Emery and Evan some of her favorite locales. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 12, 2016 - 4 comments

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