I’m stuck on a Film question and need an explanation.
Watch the film Kung Fu Hustle: https://www.sonycrackle.com/watch/454/2484099
Then answer the following
Chow hopes that his poaches from Hollywood will culturally deodorize his film (Iwabuchi 2002), easing the taint of excessive foreignness that can be so deadly at the American box office. He wants these references to transform his film (and, by extension, himself) into something universally ‘human’ and thus easily consumed by American viewers who might find an ‘overly’ Chinese film unpalatable. (p.195)
What Hollywood elements did you see in the film？
What local elements are there in the film?
What interests you most in the article?