Angelina Hue
Angelina Hue is a staff writer for Arts & Life’s Film beat. She likes to poke and prod films as it is, so she’s happy she can write those thoughts down here. One of her favorite things to examine is how visual storytelling synthesizes art and narrative. She enjoys all things film, television, and books. Contact her at ahue ‘at’ stanford.edu, or find her on Twitter: @anjialina.

Introducing Alice Wu: A Q&A with the director of ‘The Half of It’

Stanford Arts has brought in a number of notable alumni to chat about their work in the arts through the “Live From Their Living Room” series. Aptly co-presented by the Asian American Activities Center this Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, one alum stood out in particular. In mid-May, the same month that her film “The Half of It” premiered on Netflix, Stanford Arts spoke with Alice Wu (BS ‘90, MS ‘92).

‘Tigertail’ and the American dream across generations

I was ecstatic when the trailer for Alan Yang’s “Tigertail” popped up on my Twitter feed a few weeks ago. It isn’t often that a film boasts a phenomenal cast of Asian faces, after all. The two-minute clip possessed everything I ever wanted to see as an Asian-American viewer — representation. I felt seen, and…

Growing pains and the second season of ‘Sex Education’

If you’ve seen season one of Laurie Nunn’s “Sex Education,” you’re in for an even wilder, more heartbreaking and gut-wrenching ride this season. While the first season operated mainly on the singular main plot of Otis and Maeve’s rocky friendship, the second season has decided to breathe life into each and every other character’s own…

‘Synonyms’ explores two identities in tandem

We begin in Paris with the “rebirth” of Yoav, a disoriented Israeli fleeing a country that has fled him, who in his disillusioned madness turns to a new nationality to recreate himself. The film “Synonym” (2019) opens in complete silence and darkness, devoid of any dialogue, light leaking into a shadowed room ever so slowly.
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