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Review: ‘True Son’

Review: ‘True Son’

Directed by Kevin Gordon Now Playing in Los Angeles ‘True Son,’ Kevin Gordon’s new documentary about the election campaign of a 22-year-old Stockton, California City Council hopeful, aspires to be an inspirational beacon of youthful idealism in America’s sea of political apathy and gridlock. But the doc suffers from a sweeping lack of specificity, conflict,

Interview: Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo (Directors—’Revenge of the Green Dragons’)

Based on a 1992 New Yorker article by Fredric Dannen,’Revenge of the Green Dragons‘follows Sonny (Justin Chon) and Steven (Kevin Wu), two immigrant brothers who survive the impoverished despair of New York in the 1980’s by joining the street gang known as “The Green Dragons.” The brothers quickly rise up the ranks, drawing the unwanted attention of hard-boiled city cops. After an ill-fated love

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