‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Drops Only 5.7% in Second Weekend Box Office, ‘Happytime Murders’ Gets Killed

After topping the box office last weekend, Crazy Rich Asians has achieved quite the feat in its sophomore run in theaters. Box office reports coming in have Crazy Rich Asians dropping a mere 5.7% this past weekend with another $ 25 million coming in for the romantic comedy from director Jon M. Chu. Meanwhile, the […]

5 Fun Facts About Singapore That ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Fans Will Appreciate

5 Fun Facts About Singapore That ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Fans Will Appreciate Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

/Filmcast Ep. 481 – Crazy Rich Asians

David, Devindra, Jeff, and Hoai-Tran Bui discuss The Meg’s PG-13 rating, the pleasures of Castle Rock, and the brilliance of HBO’s Succession. Be sure to read Hoai-Tran’s pieces about what Crazy Rich Asians gets right about Asian-American identity, and why it’s good that the film doesn’t try to break stereotypes. Also, check out Jason Concepcion’s […]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures that revolutionizes the studio rom-com

Color Force/IMDB “Crazy Rich Asians” is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures.  It is a new kind of rom-com for many reasons. The cast is wonderful, and shows that Constance Wu and Henry Golding can carry a movie with their charm and outstanding talent in both comedy and drama. […]

Crazy Rich Asians reviews and release date: 'Romcom PORNOGRAPHY' When is it out in the UK?

The movie is based on the 2013 best-selling book by Kevin Kwan. Early review scores on Rotten Tomatoes give it a perfect 100% fresh rating, which is unusual for a romantic comedy that, superficially, seems to focus on extreme wealth and shallow people. But critics are declaring the movie revives the tired romcom genre. With […]

Daily Podcast: Mailbag, Peter Gets Locked Out, Tom Cruise, Crazy Rich Asians, Andy Serkis’ Animal Farm, Men in Black, & Avengers: Infinity War

On the August 2, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to have a brief water cooler discussion, dig into the mail bag and discuss the latest film and TV news, including Tom Cruise, Crazy Rich Asians, Andy Serkis’ Animal Farm, Men […]

As inequality grows, so does the political influence of the rich

SQUEEZING the top 1% ought to be the most natural thing in the world for politicians seeking to please the masses. Yet, with few exceptions, today’s populist insurgents are more concerned with immigration and sovereignty than with the top rate of income tax. This disconnect may be more than an oddity. It may be a […]