Why is Crazy Rich Asians considered groundbreaking for diversity and representation? Aren’t there tons of Asian actors in popular movies and TV?

To tell you the truth, this isn’t my favorite romantic comedy starring an Asian American lead, that would be Shanghai Kiss (btw, Ken Leung gets with two white chicks + two chinese chicks in the film so some Asian american guys might be happy about that) But Shanghai Kiss is unfortunately an indie film so… Continue reading Why is Crazy Rich Asians considered groundbreaking for diversity and representation? Aren’t there tons of Asian actors in popular movies and TV?

What are your thoughts on the upcoming movie “Crazy Rich Asians”?

I liked it, I guess as a Chinese-Canadian I’m glad to see a Hollywood movie come out that finally portrays Asian men in a positive light. In too many Hollywood movies, Asian girls and Asian men have been portrayed in a dichotomous way with double standards: Asian girls always the hot young beautiful sex fantasy… Continue reading What are your thoughts on the upcoming movie “Crazy Rich Asians”?