Imad Khachan, owner of Chess Forum in New York City, didn't intend to run a chess shop — the last one in New York. He intended to get a Ph.D. in American literature and teach or write, but what we set out to do and what actually happens are rarely the same. A Lebanese refugee, Imad recalls coming to America, what it means to him, and what his store means to the community he calls home.
Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs is a stop-motion masterpiece. One scene, in particular, stood out from the rest. The "Sushi Scene" showcases the director's signature from above angle and features a sushi master crafting a tainted roll. In this behind-the-scenes time-lapse, you'll see animators Andy Biddle and Tony Faurquar Smith painstakingly adjust each puppet for every frame to create the memorable moment.