Brian Trinh
Brian Trinh is a video editor with the Huffington Post Canada

Entries by Brian Trinh

Why Does Hollywood Keep Whitewashing? (And Why Do We Let It Happen?)

(33) Comments | Posted May 4, 2016 | 12:13 PM

"I'm so sick of this," my friend writes over G-Chat. She sends a link to accompany her annoyance and I click.

It's news over Paramount and Dreamworks Studios' decision to cast Scarlett Johansson in the live-action adaptation of the Japanese comic series Ghost in the Shell. She's...

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'X-Men Apocalypse' 30-Second Super Bowl Trailer Shows Off Olivia Munn As Psylocke

(2) Comments | Posted February 8, 2016 | 7:40 AM

The end is near if the latest "X-Men Apocalypse" trailer is a sign of things to come.

The 30-second spot debuted during Super Bowl 50 and offered one of the best, albeit brief, looks at the film's villains so far. For starters, we finally get to see Olivia Munn's...

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Chefs Reveal The Biggest Mistakes Home Cooks Make

(1) Comments | Posted May 5, 2015 | 12:59 PM

Failure's a cruel teacher, particularly in the kitchen, but it's often what separates cooks from the chefs and the pros from the amateurs. It's not a question of how many mistakes cooks make, but a matter of what they learn from their errors.

After all, sometimes it takes a few...

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Living on $1.75 a Day Opened Our Eyes to the Struggle of Millions

(21) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 3:04 PM

The rules were simple: consume only $1.75 worth of food and drink each day, and do it...

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11 Complaints That'll Get You Labelled As A Whiny Millennial

(18) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 2:10 PM

If there are names millennials are sick of being called, "whiny" falls somewhere near the top of the list next to "entitled" and "ungrateful."

But sometimes you run across a few who fit the stereotype of a twenty-something beleaguered with so many first-world problems, Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea...

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'Pressure Cooker,' W Network's New Cooking TV Show, Keeps Things Fresh And Canadian

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 3:30 PM

The current state of TV cooking competitions is like a buffet: there's ample variety, and more than enough to consume in one go, but stick around too long and your options all start to look the same.

Between "Cutthroat Kitchen," "Iron Chef," "Top Chef," "Master Chef," "Chopped" and their respective...

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Making A Scene: Who Is Hollywood's Best Batman?

(4) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 4:55 PM

"Making a Scene" is an AOL On Originals series featuring actor, director and film-buff James Franco. Each week, Franco will take his passion for movies and mash up two of cinema's most iconic flicks in a way only he can imagine.

We're still years away from "Batman...

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Tim Hortons Extra-Large A Ripoff? Here Are The Facts (VIDEO)

(35) Comments | Posted September 6, 2014 | 10:43 AM

Some coffee drinkers might see their cup as half full while others see it as half empty but if you're a regular drinker of Tim Hortons' extra large, you might have had reason to view your cup as a rip-off.

In a video being shared online, one Ottawa resident is...

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Justin Bieber Bribe Incident Leads To Firing Of Canadian Border Guard: Report

(30) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 5:43 PM

The Canadian Border Services Agency has fired a guard after allegations she accepted a bribe from Justin Bieber's entourage.

NOW Toronto interviewed two border guards, who spoke on condition of anonymity, and reported that "a chief" at a Niagara Falls border crossing was fired after she accepted a...

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Toronto Underground Market 2014: 10 Things We Ate (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2014 | 10:44 PM

The Toronto Underground Market (TUM), a recurring food festival for carb and sugar lovers, gave us a glimpse of some of the city's latest and greatest food hot spots.

With 25 vendors featuring everything from crispy empanadas to meaty tacos and a vegan/vegetarian friendly yam burger (as a whole, there...

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Welcome to the Village of Victoria, a Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 7:51 PM

If Canadian towns were TV shows, the village of Victoria in Prince Edward Island would probably be Cheers -- stay there long enough and everybody knows your name.

And depending on where you stay, one of the village's 120 or so locals who will know your name is Stephen Hunter,...

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Breaking Bread: How Ovens are Safeguarding One of Newfoundland's Unique Cultures

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 2:35 PM

Drive around Cape St. George in Newfoundland's Port au Port peninsula and you might overlook one of the province's four bread ovens.

There aren't any neon "open" signs, nor will you find a single TripAdvisor sticker labeled anywhere. And if you're trying to find a Yelp review, well, good...

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Welcome To Bear River, Nova Scotia: Canada's 'Best Kept Secret'

(2) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 10:48 AM

There are certain parts of the year where there is no life for Don Rice outside of Bear River, Nova Scotia.

To live in a village in an outlying area with 800 people might seem like a prison sentence for some, but for Rice, one of 50 artisans living...

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What This Canadian Village Lacks in Size, it Makes Up With Heart and Lobster

(6) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 1:09 AM

Alma, New Brunswick may be a small town but it is close to one of the world's biggest natural feats.

Located by the Bay of Fundy, the town's 150 permanent residents see tides as large as 16 metres -- the highest in the world -- on a...

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Welcome to the Birthplace of Poutine - Now Wipe That Drool Off Your Face

(3) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 5:01 PM

Ask anyone for a list of Canadian cuisine and poutine will surely land somewhere near the top.

Sure, the iconic dish -- that unholy trinity of French fries, cheese curds and gravy -- might look like a heart attack served with a fork, but trace its origins and you'll find...

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A Visit to This Island Will Make You Appreciate Canada's First Nations' Culture

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 12:44 PM

Hang out with Falcon Migwans and you'll find spending time with him is a lot like "show and tell" for the soul.

If you take him up on his offer for a spruce and mint tea, be ready to forage for fresh leaves from nearby trees while he readies the...

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This Might Just Be The Prettiest Way To Enter The U.S. From Canada

(3) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 12:12 PM

Alexis Nazeravich usually starts her mornings driving from her house in Boissevain, Man., to the International Peace Gardens.

Once she passes through the towering metal-framed gates, the garden's horticultural staffer might spend her day pruning or maintaining the grounds in anticipation of the summer bloom.

But once she...

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Why A Trip To This Hutterite Colony Will Leave You Surprised

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 11:53 AM

At 17 years old, Grace Hofer sounds like your typical Canadian teenager.

She likes to read, play her guitar and enjoys her free time in Saskatchewan's outdoors.

Less typical is where she lives: the Lajord Hutterite Colony, located roughly 30 minutes from Regina.

The colony is one...

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Here's Why You'll Fall In Love With Alberta's Wilderness

(1) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 12:44 PM

If silence is golden then Alberta's Kananaskis Country is a goldmine.

Located 45 minutes west of Calgary by car, the 4,200-square-kilometre networks of parkland and recreational area is the home to provincial wildlife; the playground for visitors and the office for Becky Webb, a communications officer stationed at the Kananaskis...

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Meet the Man Behind Canada's Coolest Treehouses

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 3:04 PM

Ask Tom Chudleigh what he loves most about living in Qualicum Bay, B.C. and he'll give you a list of things.

A nice group of people. A climate free of killer winters. A place with plenty of musicians and jam sessions.

"The greenest place in Canada, probably," the Vancouver...

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