As Am in Popular Media

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Ying (Alan) Sun 11-8-07 Asian Americans in Popular Media Maggie Q, seen here in a scene from Live Free or Die Hard, is a movie superstar in Asia, starring in numerous Hong Kong movies. Part Polish-Irish and Vietnamese, Maggie Q had her first minor role in Rush Hour 2 as well as supporting roles in Mission: Impossible III, Live Free or Die Hard, and Balls of Fury. Whether playing a minor protagonist or antagonist, Maggie Q's role in the
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Unformatted text preview: films have the same general meaning. She is portrayed as a blunt instrument at the hand of the main characters. Her intimidating demeanor gives her a commanding presence. Maggie Q herself has said that she doesn't want to just another stereotypical Asian woman who can fight but she wants to display a more feminine side of herself....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course ASAM 8 taught by Professor Fujino during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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