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6 Jul 2014

How I spent my 4th! Great company and great drinks!

How I spent my 4th! Great company and great drinks!

1 Jul 2014

Testing out the fish eye lens with vraps!

Testing out the fish eye lens with vraps!

24 Jun 2014

fromonesurvivortoanother:

strikerhercules:

Reasons why you should watch the Fast & Furious movies!

It’s NOT just “fast cars” and “scantily-clad girls”

If you want more in-depth view of diversity and strong female character presence in this franchise, check out my two posts below:

And make sure to go watch the movies! GO!

And watch all the behind the scenes, watch how they make the movies, listen to the director/writer commentaries!

BONUS! Even the directors are diverse in race

  • Rob Cohen - white - Fast 1
  • John Singleton - african american - Fast 2
  • Justin Lin - asian - Fast 3,4,5,6
  • James Wan - asian - Fast 7

This franchise is proof that action films can just as easily give great representation and focus on character relationships!

Take this quote from Justin Lin, director of Fast 3,4,5,6

"We can go around the world and do these crazy stunts and scope and everything but ultimately it’s to service the journey home"

Or the quote from Chris Morgan, writer of Fast 3,4,5,6,7

"The overriding theme of this franchise has always been about family - when it really comes down to is the people around you, and it is the place that you call home" 

And even despite the tragic passing of founding member Paul Walker, the cast and crew behind the franchise is determined to continue the films not only in his honor because of his passion for the franchise but also because they know how important representation and diversity is for future generations - as actor Tyrese Gibson puts it:

There’s no way [Paul] would want the franchise to shut down because the movie is successful for a reason. If you all could just show up and look at somebody in the movie that you identify with then the global impact of the movie must continue on behalf of the franchise”

Justin Lin is a pretty cool guy too. He directed Better Luck Tomorrow, which was one of the first Asian American films I ever saw. It was so, so important to me as a kid. 

14 Jun 2014

It’s past all our bedtimes 😳 (at Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 20 & IMAX)

It’s past all our bedtimes 😳 (at Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 20 & IMAX)

12 Jun 2014

dadminton:

applevevo:

tortillas:

freedom

no money no family 16 in the middle of Miami

Piggy azalea

dadminton:

applevevo:

tortillas:

freedom

no money no family 16 in the middle of Miami

Piggy azalea

5 Jun 2014

doctaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa:

When they thought Oberyn won vs When Oberyn didn’t win

5 Jun 2014

9gag:

My life has changed…

9gag:

My life has changed…

4 Jun 2014

listoflifehacks:

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29 May 2014

Smitten 😘 (at Smitten Ice Cream Rockridge)

Smitten 😘 (at Smitten Ice Cream Rockridge)

21 May 2014

Congratulations to my lil sis @rachelwuzy ! I’m super proud of you and excited for you to start you job in SF! From being TL Coords together, Vraps and to now both being graduates! :). #TL #TLcoords #vraps #adultlife

Congratulations to my lil sis @rachelwuzy ! I’m super proud of you and excited for you to start you job in SF! From being TL Coords together, Vraps and to now both being graduates! :). #TL #TLcoords #vraps #adultlife