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Kent Tong
Everything movies, tv, politics, and Taylor Swift. four kents by me, a single Kent.
Created 22 Jan 2021
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  • 'The Circle' Season 3 Power Rankings
    27 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    This Wednesday is the season finale of Season 3 of The Circle, Netflix’s hit reality competition show that debuted in the beginning of the pandemic. For the uninitiated, The Circle features eight cont...
  • The Asian diaspora is in shambles
    20 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Let me get the good stuff out of the way first! The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards aired this past Sunday, honoring the best television programming between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021. I was worried The...
  • Asian American Representation, Redux
    16 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    There’s been so much discourse over Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, especially since the film’s release two weeks ago. Even I wrote about my issues with its lead star Simu Liu, mos...
  • On Simu Liu, Awkwafina, and Boba Liberalism
    06 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    In case you didn’t know, Marvel Studios released their latest superhero film this past weekend, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. As the studios’s first film featuring an Asian-lead and virtu...
  • X Degrees of Separation
    01 Jun 2021 • 7 min read
    Over the last month I unintentionally watched films and television shows that shared the same actors. I would watch one thing then watch something else a few days later and recognize the same actor, a...
  • What I've Been Listening To
    30 Apr 2021 • 2 min read
    Happy Friday! To celebrate the start of the weekend here are some of my music recommendations, basically songs I’ve been listening to on repeat lately. “I’ll Just Dance” - Su Lee My former intern intr...
  • 6 winners and 5 losers from the 2021 Oscars
    29 Apr 2021 • 5 min read
    The Oscars has finally come and go! This year has felt a lot longer thanks to the pandemic, and also the fact that the Oscars, which is usually hosted in February or March, was extended to the end of ...
  • The BAFTAs shows how to actually improve a voting system
    21 Mar 2021 • 5 min read
    Recently, the nominees for the British Academy Film Awards (i.e. BAFTAs), which is basically the British version of The Oscars, were announced. The nominees were shockingly diverse, a result of the BA...
  • Your Yearly Reminder That The Golden Globes is Trash
    28 Feb 2021 • 3 min read
    The 78th Golden Globes Awards airs tonight and, in case you weren’t aware, it’s trash and always has been. I even wrote a blog post last year calling the awarding body trash. First off, the awards are...
  • The Emancipation of Taylor Swift
    14 Feb 2021 • 5 min read
    In case you missed it, Taylor Swift released a new song this week. It’s called “Love Story.” Or, to be more precise, “Love Story (Taylor’s Version).” Confused? Don’t be. For the uninitiated, this is t...
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