Darren Wee
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Darren Wee is a trainee journalist at Cardiff Journalism School. He was previously a lifestyle reporter at the China Post in Taipei, where he interviewed some of Taiwan’s biggest celebrities. He blogs about TV, film and Asian pop culture.

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Asian Film Festival Shines Spotlight on Taiwan

0 Comments | Posted 13 April 2012 | (13:31)

Terracotta Far East Film Festival opened last night with Korean war epic My Way at the Prince Charles Cinema in Chinatown. A pan-Asian production with a star-studded cast from China, Japan and Korea, it was the perfect start to the festival.

Now in its fourth year, Terracotta is...

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New Website Shows Korea's Dark Side

4 Comments | Posted 10 April 2012 | (13:44)

Korea is more than kimchi, K-pop and plastic surgery, says the founder of new website koreaBANG

koreaBANG knows what Korea is talking about and apparently it is drunken women on the subway, tweeting politicians and how much they hate Japan.

koreaBANG is a new website that translates the...

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The Hunger Games v Battle Royale

0 Comments | Posted 26 March 2012 | (16:01)

Hollywood has taken inspiration from Asian cinema from as early as 1960. The Magnificent Seven was an adaptation of Japanese film Seven Samurai and more recently The Departed won an Oscar for Best Film for basically just translating Infernal Affairs from Cantonese into English.

While The Hunger Games is not...

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The Apprentice Recap: Season 8, Episode 1

0 Comments | Posted 22 March 2012 | (11:55)

Lord Sugardaddy is back with another 16 young hopefuls all vying for his attention and a £250,000 investment in their business.

The eight men and eight women walk across the Millennium Bridge, which is nowhere near the Gherkin but whatever, and into Lord Alan's boardroom where he tells them he's...

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