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Oliver Wang

Oliver Wang is a professor of sociology at California State University, Long Beach, and regularly writes on music and popular culture.

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Chan Is Missing: Lost (and Not Found) in Chinatown

Wayne Wang’s breakthrough feature, a milestone in Asian American cinema, is a humorous and intimate snapshot of San Francisco’s Chinatown.

By Oliver Wang


A Cantopop Dream Girl’s First Film Reverie

Hong Kong pop icon Faye Wong made her screen breakthrough in Wong Kar-wai’s Chungking Express, a film that also features her hypnotic cover version of the Cranberries’ hit “Dreams.”

By Oliver Wang