Japan Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung Travel

A Day in the Country’s Kitchen, Osaka!

Osaka is one of the pride and joy of Japan. Being Japan’s second-largest metropolitan area, Osaka can be pretty intimidating for beginner traveler. Still, it’s not impossible to fully experience the “country’s kitchen” in one day. In fact, it could even be a fun challenge!

Entertainment Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung

Parasite: The Rightful Owner of the 2020 Oscars Best Picture

The 2020 Academy Award was a groundbreaking moment for foreign language films and filmmakers. The star of the night was Parasite (2019), a movie full of metaphors that took the world by storm and was arguably the long-awaited rightful owner for Oscars Best Picture.

Entertainment Forrest Maynock

The Forgotten Influence of Post-War Japanese Films in Hollywood

Hollywood has long been getting the endless praises for great quality movies. But have you ever noticed that some of those films are not exactly original? A lot of well-known Hollywood films and filmmakers were actually influenced by Post-War Japanese Films. The only issue is that most people don’t know the inspiration behind those Hollywood remakes.

Creative Writing Hoang Thanh Tu

A Parallel World

“A Parallel World” is an ethnographically inspired fiction on overwork depression under the “work of culture.” The paper tells the narratives of Takahashi and Michael who live on different parts of the earth, yet facing the same problematic reality.