Comcast TV Blog:
"Shopping For Fangs made a big impact when it came out in 1997, and its status as a trailblazing film has continued to grow over time."
Scope, University of Nottingham:
"Shopping for Fangs successfully adds a new dimension to the theme of the quest for a hyphenated identity."
American Cinematographer :
"The picture traffics in glib cultural references, mixes genres, sexualities, and nationalities with impunity, and deftly blends parody and pastiche."
"Identity, Mimicry and Transtextuality in Quentin Lee and Justin Lin's Shopping for Fangs. Asian American Filmakers: The Next Generation?"
Class of 1997
Authorship and Film:
“Making Films Asian American: Shopping for Fangs and the Discursive Auteur”
"It was a banner year for Asian American narrative films."