I think I realized why I (and possibly others) am anxious about #CrazyRichAsians box office take. It's because, as an Asian American, I don't think the rest of America will sit up and notice unless the results are beyond phenomenal.
Many people have made comparisons to Black Panther, which definitely made Hollywood sit up. Marvel, at least, changed its marketing materials to heavily feature Black Panther.
CRA is doing "well for its category of movie," but it feels like it's not going to be enough.