Crazy Rich Asians is nothing short of a Hollywood blockbuster – but it does little for representation

Published on on 14th September 2018

Representation. The film Crazy Rich Asians is completely intertwined with that word.

Since the film’s release in the US last month – to the tune of $34million during its opening weekend – reams of articles have appeared on the subject, with everyone from celebrities to the average cinema goer wading in.

We see it in author Kevin Kwan (who penned the namesake book) and director Jon M. Chu’s push for a theatrical release, and the numerous interviews with the principle cast.


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