I think the place where you grow up is what most determines who you are as a person. From my experiences with Asian Americans and Asian Canadians (myself being one) I think Asians who are American or Canadian born (ABC or CBC we call them) are more often than not the same as any white… Continue reading How are Asian Americans culturally and psychologically different from Asians who grew up in Asia?
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?
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”?