|Statement||Hye Seung Chung.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 232 p. :|
|Number of Pages||232|
Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films. Order the book ♦ Attend events with the author in-person. Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films presents an intimate look at the Chinese American role and influence in Hollywood, from some of the earliest films set in America’s Chinatowns to the contemporary artists remaking the face of Hollywood. The first book-length study of Korean identities in American cinema and television, Hollywood Asian investigates the career of Ahn (), a pioneering Asian American screen icon and son of celebrated Korean nationalist An Ch'ang-ho. In this groundbreaking scholarly study, Hye Seung Chung examines Ahn's career to suggest new theoretical Author: Hye Seung Chung. Top 10 books about Hollywood This is the book that Darren Aronofsky has long dreamed of directing, a novel the digs deep into the deepest meanings of Author: Wayne Holloway. Filmmakers of the Pacific Rim have been delivering punches and flying kicks to the Hollywood movie industry for years. This book explores the ways in which the storytelling and cinematic techniques of Asian popular culture have migrated from grainy, low-budget martial arts movies to box-office blockbusters such as The Magnificent Seven, Star Wars, The Matrix and Transformers.5/5(1).
The first book-length study of Korean identities in American cinema and television, Hollywood Asian investigates the career of Ahn (), a pioneering Asian American screen icon and son of celebrated Korean nationalist An Ch'ang-ho. In this groundbreaking scholarly study, Hye Seung Chung examines Ahn's career to suggest new theoretical Cited by: Early East Asian American film actors Sessue Hayakawa. The Japanese actor Sessue Hayakawa began appearing in films around Signed to Paramount Pictures, he had roles in more than 20 silent films including The Wrath of the Gods () and The Typhoon (), and was considered to be a Hollywood sex symbol. When Hayakawa's contract with Paramount expired in , the studio still wanted him. Indeed, Asian characters in the early days of Hollywood mostly appeared in the form of racist cliches — either as mysterious, menacing villains or as laughable caricatures such as Mr. Yunioshi. While Hollywood has remained mostly homogeneous in this regard for the last 25 years, the independent film scene has been thriving with works from Asian : Gretchen Smail.
AM 1/2/ by Stephen Galloway An essential reading list for understanding Hollywood — from David O. Selznick to the raging bulls of the '70s. The book is set at a trendy desert resort where Hollywood power players converge; Sergius, the novelist protagonist, has a front-row seat for the deal-making depravity of . Just as Asian-Americans were finally having their moment to shine, along came the Oscars. After all the attention around #Oscarssowhite, Asian-Americans were . To many in Hollywood, Crazy Rich Asians might look like a risky bet. It’s the first modern story with an all-Asian cast and an Asian-American lead in 25 years; the last, The Joy Luck Club, was.