Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)– FILM REVIEW

Source: Wikipedia. A month back, I came across one post of Barron from 10nineteen on a review of the 2009 Chinese live-action version of Mulan. Considering that I am of Chinese descent, grew up watching (and loving) the 1998 Disney version of the famed tale, and had a horrible experience with watching the 2020 Disney …

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Mulan (2020): FILM REVIEW

Source: Wikipedia Released on Disney+ back in early September, the live-action version of Mulan has garnered both a lot and not-so-much attention in the press, depending on how you're looking at it. I'll get to all of that later in this post, and instead give my review of the timely Chinese classic of the female …

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Online Dating Is Like Applying For A Job…

Source: HR Daily Advisor. Especially in the 21st century with applications and websites at the swipe of a finger, it's no wonder that online dating apps are becoming so ubiquitous among people of all ages, from college students to retired seniors. It's a lot of choice and instant gratification that rise from having it so …

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I Used Two Dating Apps for a Day (and here’s what happened)

Valentine's Day is here, and I found it appropriate to write about my thoughts on dating and relationships through the example of today's ubiquitous dating apps. Hope you enjoy it! Growing up as a Millennial in the mid-to-late 2000's meant that I saw the shift from flip-phones to smartphones, along with the apps that came …

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Why I Don’t Identify as a Feminist (as a woman)

Yup, that's true. Sounds like a scandal that might blow up-- after all, why would a cis-woman like myself refuse to fight for women's rights in the 21st century? Surely, she must not believe in giving a voice to women, let alone support "girl power," in general? That she finds the patriarchy justifiable, and that …

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