Episode 3: Asian Identity & Hollywood
Check out the third episode of Take 2 which is a brand new video essays series that shines a spotlight on unseen cinematic gems, analyzing them alongside mainstream classics!
Episodic Synopsis: “Better Luck Tomorrow’ subverted expectations of Asian identity fifteen years ago in 2003, but not much has changed since. Many depictions of Asian Americans in Western media still dangerously essentialize the experience. This episode divides into the core problems with Asian representations today.
Hosted by Emily Pinto
Written by Jason Ooi
Films: Better Luck Tomorrow, Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift, Searching, Crazy Rich Asians, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Iron Man 3, Aquaman etc
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