“If Your Parents Are Chinese, and You Live in Hong Kong, Why Don’t You Speak Chinese?”

What does being a “Hong Konger” mean? As a special administrative region of China, with a history of British colonialism, Hong Kong contains a lot of cultural diversity within her boundaries. Hong Kong culture is neither homogeneous nor easy to generalize. Vanishing traditional industries, complaints of “white-washed”, profit-driven cultural events, and frequent removal of artworks…

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MY OSCAR PREDICTION – LADY BIRD

(Poster of Ladybird, obtained from imdb) “Lady Bird? Is that your given name?” “Yeah. I gave it to myself. It’s given to me, by me” confidently exclaims the character of Lady Bird, whose real name is Christine McPherson and played by the captivating Saorise Ronan. Her name is symbolic of her independent and individualistic nature,…

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