Joe Bendel’s Review of “A Leading Man”

By ReKon Intern On Thursday, September 11 th, 2014 · no Comments · In , , ,


Joe Bendel, employee in the book publishing industry and teacher of jazz survey classes at NYU, gives his thoughts on the up-and-coming Steven J. Kung film, A Leading Man. Bendel touches upon the importance of such films, like A Leading Man, in addressing the commonplace Asian stereotypes still integrated into our society.

“Despite Hollywood’s determination to sell its soul to China, a lingering institutional insensitivity to Asian type-casting and crude stereotypical jokes persists in the Industry.”

Read the full post here.