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The Mahjong Scene and Hope for the Chinese Church

(major spoilers) Many of you, by now, have watched the Crazy Rich Asians movie and witnessed the brilliantly composed and executed Mahjong scene where Rachel confronts Eleanor over her relationship with Nick. If you haven’t read the full explanation of that scene, please do so here. This scene is especially crucial because it is theContinue reading “The Mahjong Scene and Hope for the Chinese Church”

CRA Feels and Representation

“The first studio film that puts an Asian-American story at its center, is making people unexpectedly cry….it provided something very specific they didn’t even realize they were longing for until they saw it.” – Huffpost, 22/8 Quite a number of people have experienced strong emotions from this movie. For some people, it was the endingContinue reading “CRA Feels and Representation”


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