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Majority-Minority Movies' Success Renews Criticism Of Film Industry Assumptions

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from "Crazy Rich Asians." (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from "Crazy Rich Asians." (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)

Movies with minority-majority casts like “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Black Panther” beat industry expectations at the box office. But critics contend that the industry always undervalued these films despite their continued financial success.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with NPR TV critic  Eric Deggans ( @Deggans) about why and what could change that.

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