[PODCAST] TalkRice – Crazy Rich Asians – Ep. 2, Pt 1/2 – Female View1 min read

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[Photo: Warner Bros.] Awkwafina as Peik Lin in Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians has been a force at the box office adding proof that times have changed and many major media markets in the West want diversity. But the film is no masterpiece and our friends Bessie, Justine, and Celia definitely provide thoughts on that. Have a listen and stay tuned for the final piece of our 4 part special! All parts to the Crazy Rich Asians podcast are here.

Footnotes & Followups
The Rio
Vancity Theatre
Ang Lee
Wong Kar-Wai
Rom Com (Romantic Comedy)
Joy Luck Club
Flower Drum Song
Oops. The title of the second book in Kevin Kwan’s series is not “Crazy Rich Girlfriend”, it’s “China Rich Girlfriend”. I think the response to either title would have been the same.
Benjamin Law
Ronny Chieng International Student
Music by Lee Rosevere – Thank you!

Gavin Hee is an occasional contributor to Ricepaper. He aims to connect people throughout the world interested in relatable, meaningful content by Asians. He was born and raised in North Vancouver and spent his formative twenties in Seoul where his concept of globalism transformed. He is particularly fond of pan-Asian themed stories of inter-cultural exchange and he is the founder of weshareinterests.com, a site he thinks you might enjoy since you are reading this. He encourages marginalized voices to build their own world so they are not stuck in someone else’s. Click on his name in the tags below to see all posts. 

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