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Rose Ho is an amateur film critic. After her art criticism degree, she started her personal film blog, Rose-Coloured Ray-Bans, and joined the visual arts editorial team of LooseLeaf Magazine by Project 40 Collective, a creative platform for Canadian artists and writers of pan-Asian background. Currently, she is the managing editor of three non-film-related magazines. In 2020, she received the Emerging Critic Award from the Toronto Film Critics Association.


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Apr 7, 2024
Dev Patel Is Not Afraid to Go Ape in ‘Monkey Man’
The much-anticipated directorial debut of Dev Patel is finally here! Heralded by Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions company, Monkey...
Apr 4, 2024
Lee Chang-dong Reveals the Slippery Dream of the Past in ‘Green Fish’
The Asian Cut reviews Lee Chang-dong's film, Green Fish, as part of a retrospective series hosted by Metrograph.
Mar 18, 2024
Canadian Film Fest 2024: Six Shorts
The Canadian Film Fest highlights independent Canadian filmmakers and talent. This year, the festival is being held from March 18 to 23...
Mar 8, 2024
‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Brings Back its Baddies
There’s no denying Jack Black’s charisma. One half of Tenacious D and more often than not the stand-out performer in any project he’s in,...
Feb 27, 2024
'Mr. and Mrs. Smith': A Smart, Slick, and Self-Reflexive Marriage Story
While the 2005 steamy spy flick Mr. and Mrs. Smith sparked rampant rumours of its two leading talents, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie,...
Feb 23, 2024
‘Seagrass’ Unearths Intergenerational and Interracial Drama
Seagrass is an FIPRESCI Prize-winning family drama by writer and director Meredith Hama-Brown. In her debut feature, Hama-Brown mines...
Feb 16, 2024
‘The Taste of Things’ Swoons and Seduces with French Food and Romance
Film review of Tran Anh Hung's The Taste of Things, starring Juliette Binoche and Benoit Magimel.
Dec 28, 2023
From “Last” Film to Latest Film: Looking at Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ and ‘The Boy and the Heron’
A look back at Hayao Miyazaki's "last" film 'The Wind Rises' after the release of his latest film, 'The Boy and the Heron.'
Nov 17, 2023
Reel Asian 2023: ‘Terrestrial Verses’ Shows How Oppression Permeates the Everyday in Iran
Film review of Terrestrial Verses, directed by Ali Asgari and Alireza Khatami, from the Toronto premiere at 2023's Reel Asian Film Festival.
Sep 14, 2023
TIFF 2023: ‘Ru’ Displays the Full Beauty and Humanity of the Vietnamese Boat People’s Experience
Film review of Ru, directed by Charles-Olivier Michaud and produced by author Kim Thúy.
Sep 11, 2023
TIFF 2023: ‘Dear Jassi’ Is A Traumatic Reminder of the Ongoing Issue of Honour Killings
Dear Jassi is based on the shocking true story of an honour killing in India with a Canadian victim: Jaswinder Kaur "Jassi" Sidhu.
Aug 4, 2023
‘Shortcomings’ Is Critical of Positive Representation, Almost to A Fault
Review of Randall Park's directorial debut, an adaptation of Shortcomings, starring Justin H. Min.
Jul 17, 2023
Wong Kar-Wai: Celebrating Celluloid and Sad Songs
An overview of Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-wai's filmography and related song choices.
Jun 9, 2023
‘American Born Chinese’ Mashes Up Modernity and Mythology
Review of Disney+ series American Born Chinese, featuring Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan.
May 24, 2023
‘What’s Love Got to Do With It?’ Is a Rom-Com That Makes a Case for Modern Arranged Marriages
What’s Love Got to Do With It? stars Lily James and Shazad Latif in a romcom about arranged marriages.
May 22, 2023
‘A Passage Beyond Fortune’ Shows One Chinese Family’s History in Canada
This short documentary explores the history of Chinese immigrants in Canada through the experiences of a single family.
Apr 18, 2023
Faran Moradi on His Filmmaking Journey and His CSA-Nominated Work on ‘Tehranto’
Set in the vibrant Iranian community of suburban Richmond Hill, Tehranto is a sweet rom-com written and directed by Iranian-Canadian...
Apr 12, 2023
Joseph Lee on His Japanese-American Artist Character on ‘BEEF’
Interview with Joseph Lee, actor on A24 and Netflix's BEEF.
Apr 10, 2023
Young Mazino on Family Dynamics, Korean-American Culture, and Depicting Paul on ‘BEEF’
Interview with A24 and Netflix's BEEF actor Young Mazino
Mar 27, 2023
MISAFF 2023: ‘Kamli’ is a Folktale for the Lovelorn
Opening at the Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF), Kamli is a Pakistani film about three women and their longings.
Mar 21, 2023
Revenge is a Raw and Bloody Affair in A24’s 'Beef' (2023)
Review of Netflix's show Beef, starring Steven Yeun and Ali Wong.
Feb 1, 2023
Slamdance: ‘Marupok AF (Where Is The Lie?)’ Brings Trans Catfishing True Story To Big Screen
Film review of Quark Henares' Marupok AF (Where is the Lie?) starring EJ Jallorina, Royce Cabera, and Maris Racal.
Jan 19, 2023
‘Eat Drink Man Woman’ Serves Family Drama and Romantic Comedy with Gastronomic Delights
In honour of Lunar New Year, a review of Eat Drink Man Woman by Oscar-winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee.
Dec 14, 2022
‘Children of the Mist’ Documentary Reveals Child Marriage Customs In Rural Vietnam
A peek into child bride-kidnapping customs in rural Vietnam, Children of the Mist is director Hà Lệ Diễm's first feature documentary.
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