Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute and University of Southern California graduate. Sophia resides in Los Angeles, Calif., with her husband. Follow her on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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Do You Believe?

Movie
by Sophia Lee
Posted 3/20/15, 01:00 am

Do You Believe? has been promoted as the Christian version of Oscar-winning 2004 film Crash. Like Crash, Do You Believe? is an ensemble drama that interweaves twelve characters whose stories intersect and climax in a literal crash at a Chicago bridge underneath a giant glowing cross. And again like Crash, its worthy message can sometimes be bogged down by overwrought emotions, overdramatic narrative, and underdeveloped characters.

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Saul's story

Television | <em>Breaking Bad</em> fans will like its touted spinoff
by Sophia Lee
Posted 3/20/15, 01:00 am

Breaking Bad, which many critics call the best TV show ever, ended in such an epic blaze of glory that a spinoff prequel may seem sacrilegious to fans, like re-digging an enshrined grave. But with sharp writing, measured black humor, and frankly, more enjoyable characters, AMC’s Better Call Saul may get its own shrine.

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Let's talk about race

Race Issues | A discussion among three young WORLD reporters on racial diversity, stereotypes, and reconciliation
by Sophia Lee, Angela Lu Fulton & Daniel James Devine
Posted 3/10/15, 08:21 am

ABC’s new sitcom Fresh Off the Boat, based on chef Eddie Huang’s same-titled memoir, is about 11-year-old Eddie and his Taiwanese-American family trying to adjust to their new life in a homogenous Orlando, Fla., suburban neighborhood (see WORLD Magazine’s review from the March 21 issue). But to many Asian-Americans, the show is more than that—it’s their story, aired on national TV to previously unreached eyes and ears that might have once seen them as foreigners, not fellow Americans.

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