In the first week of BCM320, we watched a Korean horror, thrill film, The Host (2006). Now, before we discuss my understanding of the film, I would like to tell you the Asian culture related experience in my life.
As a Chinese who is studying in Australia, my cultural background definitely influence the way I proceed with the movie.
Here are some examples:
my family used to sit around a table and make dumplings together for the most festival;
I used to play XiangQi (Chinese chess) as a kid with my grandfather instead of playing the Monopoly;
and when I was in primary school, we were asked to practice calligraphy around age 7.
Apart from my experience as being Chinese, I also have encountered the Korean wave and Japanese soft power.
When I was in primary school, our local TV channel broadcast Japanese animation(cartoon) every day in lunchtime and after…
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