Hillenbrand, Margaret (2008) 'Of Myths and Men: Better Luck Tomorrow and the Mainstreaming of Asian America Cinema.' Cinema Journal, 47 (4). pp. 50-75.
This article explores the problems of cinematic representation faced by Asian American men, arguing that Justin Lin’s Better Luck Tomorrow offers a way out of the impasse. The essay contends that the strategies of parody and metacinema allow Asian American film to join the mainstream while retaining an oppositional edge.
|SOAS Departments & Centres:||Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia|
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||10.1353/cj.0.0024|
|Depositing User:||Margaret Hillenbrand|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jan 2008 10:02|
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