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Always Be My Maybe | Nahnatchka Khan

August 21, 2019

Directed by Nahnatchka Khan and starring Ali Wong and Randall Park, Always Be My Maybe is a rara avis. It’s a romantic comedy with Asian-American leads, and that alone would make it worthy of attention. But this film does much more than just mechanically graft Asian-American faces onto a (quite sturdy) rom-com genre framework. Its specificity of detail regarding its setting (San Francisco) and its sociocultural milieu, along with the unforced, delightful interplay between its co-leads and the spirited performances…

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