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Alicia Vikander sings in 'Blue Bayou,' says motherhood has changed her 'in every way'

Oscar winner Alicia Vikander stars in heart-wrenching new drama "Blue Bayou" after welcoming first child with Michael Fassbender earlier this year.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alicia Vikander Was So Nervous For One Blue Bayou Scene That She Was Literally Shaking

In Alicia Vikander's defense, it's easy to see why the Blue Bayou scene was so intense to shoot.
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Awkwafina, Benedict Wong and Jimmy O. Yang Celebrate Justin Chon’s ‘Blue Bayou’ at L.A. Premiere

A who’s who of some of the most famous faces among the Hollywood’s Asian diaspora turned out to support writer, director and actor Justin Chon at the Los Angeles premiere of his buzzed-about new film “Blue Bayou,” including Awkwafina, Benedict Wong, Jimmy O. Yang, Harry Shum, Jr., Manny Jacinto and George Takei. Chong told Variety […]
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Blue Bayou Review: An Urgent Immigrant Story Told With A Thoughtful, But Heavy Hand

"Where are you from?"It's a question that immediately puts Justin Chon's Antonio LeBlanc on edge, and which he avoids answering in his uneasy job interview in "Blue Bayou," Chon's third directorial effort. Antonio was born in Korea, but the only home he's ever known is the Louisiana backwaters. Adopted at three years old by white parents, Antonio spent his childhood jumping from foster home to foster home, until he built a family for himself with his loving, maybe all-too forgiving wife Kathy (a...
Tags: Reviews, South Korea, Movies, Korea, Louisiana, Vietnam, Alicia Vikander, Linda Ronstadt, Kathy, Jessie, Antonio, Vikander, Emory Cohen, Soderbergh, Blue Bayou, Mark O Brien

Justin Chon And Alicia Vikander Search For The Definition Of Home In Blue Bayou [Interview]

Justin Chon has come a long way since he wowed Sundance audiences with his 2017 film "Gook." The writer and director of "Blue Bayou" is many years removed from being "that funny Asian guy" from "Twilight" who directed and starred in the provocative black-and-white drama about two Korean-American brothers on the first day of the 1992 L.A. race riots. It wasn't long until Chon had firmly established himself as one of the exciting Asian-American indie filmmakers to watch, following up with the 2019...
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‘Red Rocket,’ ‘Blue Bayou’ and ‘Down With the King’ Among 2021 Deauville Film Festival Winners

Sean Baker’s “Red Rocket” won a pair of prizes at the 47th Deauville American Film Festival where “Blue Bayou,” “Down With the King,” “Pleasure” and “John and the Hole” also picked up awards during the closing ceremony. Michael Shannon, who was previously at Deauville with “99 Homes” and “Take Shelter,” received the honorary Talent Award […]
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Blue Bayou: Release Date, Cast, Trailer and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) With theaters reopening and blockbusters slated to take over the summer, there’s a chance smaller releases may get lost in the shuffle. But the upcoming film Blue Bayou is exactly the kind of moving indie drama that deserves to be remembered. Below is everything you need to make sure you catch Blue Bayou later this year. Blue...
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Justin Chon Could Direct Himself and Alicia Vikander to an Oscar Nomination for the Timely ‘Blue Bayou’

The lovechild of passion and talent, Justin Chon’s “Blue Bayou” — a lyrical and emotional portrait of identity and family — is a piece that drums up lots of support within the film community, general audiences, and the Academy Awards in various branches. Leaving you in a puddle of tears by the end credits, the […]
Tags: Awards, Alicia Vikander, Focus Features, Blue Bayou, Justin Chon

‘Blue Bayou’ Review: Justin Chon’s Blunt-Force Melodrama Takes on the Injustices of America’s Immigration System

To New Orleans family man Antonio LeBlanc (Justin Chon) and everyone close to him, he’s as American as the tattooed eagle spreading its wings defiantly across his throat, down to his lived-in Southern drawl acquired over more than three decades. To ICE authorities, however, he’s nothing more than a Korean immigrant with a criminal record […]
Tags: Reviews, America, Festivals, New Orleans, Cannes film festival, Alicia Vikander, Blue Bayou, Justin Chon, Antonio LeBlanc Justin Chon

‘Blue Bayou’ Trailer: Justin Chon’s Latest Film Promises to be Both Intimate and Timely

Award-winning filmmaker Justin Chon gave audiences all the feels at Cannes with his latest film, Blue Bayou. Set against the rugged backdrop of southern Louisiana, Blue Bayou chronicles one family’s desperate attempt to stay together despite harsh immigration policies threatening to tear them apart. Have a tissue ready for the official Blue Bayou trailer below. Blue Bayou Trailer This story looks precious and heartbreaking. As an unfortunate cynic, I actually do enjoy drama films about ...
Tags: Movies, Oscar, Trailers, Louisiana, Cannes, Linda Ronstadt, Cho, Cheng, Focus Features, Blue Bayou, Chon, Justin Chon, Lee Isaac Chung, Louisiana Blue Bayou, Antonio LeBlanc Chon, Kathy Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander in Trailer for Justin Chon's 'Blue Bayou' Louisiana Film

"Are we getting kicked out?" "Nah, baby girl, I ain't going nowhere…" Focus Features has unveiled the first official trailer for Blue Bayou, the latest film from acclaimed Korean-American filmmaker Justin Chon, known for his other award-winning films Gook and Ms. Purple previously. This time around, Blue Bayou is premiering at the prestigious 2021 Cannes Film Festival playing in the Un Certain Regard category (his last two films premiered at Sundance instead). It's currently set for a limite...
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Disneyland sets reopening date for Blue Bayou with booze — plus a passholder exclusive returns

Disneyland will break with the long-standing prohibition on alcohol in the Anaheim theme park by offering a boozy rum-fueled cocktail made famous in New Orleans at the Blue Bayou when the restaurant reopens later this month. The Blue Bayou will begin serving meals along with beer, sparkling wine and Hurricane cocktails when the New Orleans Square restaurant reopens on May 27. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme p...
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Blue Bayou to Become Second Disneyland Establishment to Serve Alcohol

Adult Disneyland fans, this is for you. The iconic Blue Bayou Restaurant will soon become the second-ever Disneyland establishment to serve alcohol. The restaurant that serves Cajun- and Creole- inspired cuisine right inside the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction will begin offering limited alcoholic beverage options once it reopens. Disney announced (via WDW News Today) that Blue Bayou Restaurant in Disneyland park will begin offering alcoholic beverages when the theme parks reopen “soon.”...
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Disneyland unveils expansion plans and more booze; Universal Studios Hollywood sets reopening date

How will the DisneylandForward expansion plan change the Anaheim parks? When will Universal Studios Hollywood reopen? How will Disneyland rides change under new state guidelines? Find all the latest theme park news in the Park Life newsletter. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subscribe here. Big Plans Disneyland unveils long-term plans for a theme park, retail and parking expansion as the park reimag...
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Disneyland adding a second place to buy alcohol in the park

Disneyland knows we all need a tall, cool drink after a year of coronavirus closures and the Blue Bayou will joyously break with the long-standing prohibition on alcohol in the Anaheim theme park by offering beer, wine and cocktails when the restaurant reopens. The Blue Bayou will serve beer, sparkling wine flights and Hurricane cocktails when the New Orleans Square restaurant returns after Disneyland reopens. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every we...
Tags: California, Sport, Soccer, New Orleans, Disneyland, Walt Disney, Southern California, Anaheim, New Orleans Square, Blue Bayou, Disney California Adventure, OGA, COVID, Disney Imagineer Kevin Rafferty, Cantina Blue Bayou

Disneyland layoffs include 2,800 restaurant workers, food cart vendors and Club 33 staff

Disneyland restaurant workers, food cart vendors and staff at the private and exclusive Club 33 in the Anaheim theme park will be among the hardest hit by the massive layoffs coming to the Disney parks division. Disney has notified Workers United Local 50 that the union’s Disneyland and Disney California Adventure employees will absorb one in ten of the 28,000 layoffs coming to the Disney Parks, Entertainment and Products division, according to the union’s Facebook page. Sign up for our Park Li...
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Blue Bayou: Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights to Justin Chon’s Drama

Blue Bayou: Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights to Justin Chon’s Drama Focus Features has acquired worldwide rights to Justin Chon’s Blue Bayou from MACRO and Entertainment One (eOne) out of Cannes’ virtual market. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSiz...
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Disneyland's Blue Bayou restaurant lights up their menus

Let there be light! Known for its dark atmosphere, Disneyland's Blue Bayou restaurant (the one you see from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride) has finally added tiny lights to their menus. So, next time you dine there, you can keep your cell phone where it belongs and order food without its assistance. To turn on the lights, lift up the menu's main cover and on the right-hand side there will be a small, hard flap with a button. Press that button and voila! Now, I don't know how long they've be...
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Driving the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: The Ultimate Road Trip Itinerary

Looking for one of the most beautiful road trips in the world? Consider driving the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. While this is one of the best known road trips in Canada, I hadn’t heard of it until recently — and I was stunned at just how special it was. This summer I’ve been spending a lot of time in Atlantic Canada, which is one of the better decisions I’ve made lately. This is one of my new favorite parts of the world. But one of the biggest highlights of Atlantic Canada has bee...
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Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ Movie Begins Shooting in Norway with an Intriguing Working Title

Black Widow entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2010 with a debut in Iron Man 2, but it took nine years for the character to get her own movie. Production has begun on Black Widow over in Norway under the working title of “Blue Bayou.” The small village of Sæbø, in Sunnmøre on the western coast of Norway, is the first location being used for the production. Funnily enough, rumors initially thought the influx of production vehicles and crew was for the new James Bond movie, but once the “Bl...
Tags: Movies, Russia, Dave, Sequels, James Bond, New Orleans, Black Widow, Norway, Scarlett-Johansson, Disneyland, Marvel Studios, Caribbean, Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt, George, Natasha

12 essential tips for enjoying Disneyland in the rain

A day at Disneyland is usually fun in the sun thanks to Southern California’s reputation for year-round sunshine — unless you happen to show up at the theme park on one of the 23 days when it rains each year on average in Anaheim. This will go down as one of the rainiest weeks of the year in Anaheim, with the forecast calling for showers stretching into the weekend. While Disneyland remains open during the rain, some parks such as Knott’s Berry Farm and Six Flags Magic Mountain have closed for t...
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Disneyland fan ousted from exclusive Club 33 won’t be returning

A man who was such a Disney fan that he wrote a book about Walt Disney has quietly settled his lawsuit against the company after he was ousted from Disneyland’s exclusive Club 33, accused of breaking its rules. For four decades, according to court documents and interviews, Joseph Cosgrove of Lake Forest considered himself a self-proclaimed ambassador to the park’s legendary private VIP club, which lies behind a locked secret door in New Orleans Square, next to Pirates of the Caribbean and the Bl...
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15 reasons why Disneyland really is the Happiest Place on Earth

You’ve heard the tagline but can you believe it? You bet. Here are 15 tips and tricks that explain exactly why the original Anaheim resort really is the Happiest Place on Earth. 1. No buses There are no buses necessary to get from a to b, or b to c, or anywhere else inside Disneyland Resort. The two parks, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park are less than 100 metres apart. Yes, there’s a monorail, a working steam train, trams, canoes, submarines, even horse-drawn carriages whi...
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We saw the blueprints for Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and this is what they show

The visitors who enter Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge after it opens in 2019 will step into the most intricate and immersive environment the park has ever created, with lush trees, exotic buildings, a land speeder garage, a droid shop and even a version of the Mos Eisley cantina, according to building plans Disney has filed with the city of Anaheim. The “Star Wars”-themed land, the largest single themed land ever built at the Anaheim park, will take up a 14-acre swath of land in the north...
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A Week In Los Angeles, CA, On A $1,250,000 Joint Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an executive director who makes $500,000 per year. This week, she spends some of her money on Christmas ornaments and a trip to Disneyland.Occupation: Executive DirectorIndustry: FinanceAge: 34Location: Los AngelesCombined Salary: $1,250,000My Salary:...
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As you dance it: Brian Eno and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker do Shakespeare

In the show Golden Hours, featuring tracks from Eno’s Another Green World and choreography by De Keersmaeker, the playwright’s lines are danced rather than spoken. The duo talk about stretching time, the power of pop songs and searching for answers in the studioBelgians, says Brian Eno, have got a thing for repetition. As evidence, he offers the listening habits of his Flemish mother. “When I was young, she fell in love with a Roy Orbison song called Blue Bayou … We had one of those record playe...
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Board Question #84917: What are you most looking forward to this Christmas season? ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,What are you most looking forward to this Christmas season?-seeing friends and family who I've not seen in a long time A: Dear Friend, Sleep. SLEEP. SLEEP. 'Tis the eve of our Savior's birth... -Frère Rubik is excited both for sleeping and for Christmas carols. A: Dear 'Tis the Season, Everything  Frère Rubik said. Also eating my mom's Christmas cookies, not having to worry about homework, wearing Christmas socks, and giving people the gifts I have for them. I know y...
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