All posts tagged: Asian America Cinema

The Transformers: How Chan Is Missing Led to Better Luck Tomorrow Led to Everything Everywhere All at Once

During the past forty years in Asian American cinema there have been three premieres that took my breath away: Chan Is Missing in 1982. Better Luck Tomorrow in 2002. Everything Everywhere All at Once in 2022. Twenty years apart, all signaled that the earth had shifted on its axis and the creative landscape of Asian America was on a collision course with the old, retrograde images of the past.