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Old 10-09-18, 11:15 AM
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Re: Crazy Rich Asians (2018, D: Jon Chu) S: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeo

Of all then threads to have that typo.
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Old 10-10-18, 06:06 PM
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It comes out on Blu-ray Nov 20

Blu-ray extras will include:

Commentary by Director Jon M. Chu and Novelist Kevin Kwan
Crazy Rich Fun
Gag Reel
Deleted Scenes
http://www.dvdactive.com/news/releas...ch-asians.html

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Crazy Rich Asians...wow!! did I freaking love this movie. it followed every trope in the rom-com genre, but did it in such a new, fresh fashion, that you've never really seen it before. it was just magic all the way through. had a smile on face whole time. simply dazzling movie making and movie making at finest. this should and will be up for BP at Oscars. loved every minute and it will be so rewatchable. this is my second favorite movie of 2018, right behind Infinity War.

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Old 12-27-18, 04:54 AM
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this was friggin so predictable and boring
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Re: Crazy Rich Asians (2018, D: Jon Chu) S: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeo

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this was friggin so predictable and boring
If you're talking about the love story aspect of it, duh.

This movie was about more than that. It's kind of in the title actually.
I found it fascinating. Then again I *am* Asian so I'm biased.
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Old 12-28-18, 01:08 PM
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It was alright...my wife loved it. I'd rather watch Joy Luck Club again and I'm not really into melodrama.
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It's your basic generic Hallmark Channel movie with higher production values, sponsored by the Singapore Ministry of Tourism. If you're OK with that, you'll love the movie.
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Huh. Well. Yeah. I'm surprised by how okay I am with that.
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Old 12-29-18, 02:25 AM
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Look this movie has gotten the asian community all excited and that's fine. If anyone thinks this is suddenly going to create an asian trend in Hollywood they are sorely mistaken

Anyone remember Slumdog Millionaire (yes i know technically it was a british movie), after that everyone was Indian Indian Indian, Bollywood Bollywood Bollywood, curries curries curries. Since then there have been precisely Jack and Shit successful all indian cast movies in Hollywood

And that's exactly what is happening with this movie
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Old 12-29-18, 07:17 AM
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I don't think many are expecting that, they're mostly happy that it was a success and hope one or two Asians get cast in things on occasion.

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I don't think many are expecting that, they're mostly happy that it was a success and hope one or two Asians get cast in things on occasion.
Yup.
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you know, i didn't even see this movie as an ethnic specific movie. i think it transcended all that and is just a great rom-com. sure, it's great that all are getting noticed. long and stupidly overdue. i still can't understand why so many barriers for anyone not white Anglo-Saxon in this day in age. African Americans targeted still, if not more. All cultures basically that isn't "White America", whatever the fuck that means today, are discriminated against and you'd think we would learn from the past and just have everyone be normal and the same, while still holding on to the traditions and cultural beliefs that make you...you.
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Like others have said, if this was an all white cast, it would barely make it as a lifetime movie

If you take the unique 'asianisms' out of it, it is a very ordinary rom com

Even the likes of Jackie Chan and Jet Li have only been supporting characters in Hollywood.

But you know, Hong Kong cinema do not make movies with all white casts. So its all really balanced
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Re: Crazy Rich Asians (2018, D: Jon Chu) S: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeo

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Anyone remember Slumdog Millionaire (yes i know technically it was a british movie), after that everyone was Indian Indian Indian, Bollywood Bollywood Bollywood, curries curries curries. Since then there have been precisely Jack and Shit successful all indian cast movies in Hollywood
Maybe because Slumdog Millionaire was a vile fucking movie, so fucking insulting to the Indian community as it engaged in one wretched Indian stereotype after another in order to provide "culturally inclusive" entertainment for self-satisfied white liberal Westerners.

That thing turned me off to anything Danny Boyle-involved in ways that "The Beach" never could. Absolutely revolting.

I'm all for representation. Slumdog Millionaire was a textbook lesson on how NOT to do so. I wasn't a big fan of Crazy Rich Asians but at least it presented itself in a way that didn't give two wet shits about pleasing its white Western masters.

And Mucinex doesn't work.
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Re: Crazy Rich Asians (2018, D: Jon Chu) S: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeo

Slumdog Millionaire was pretty good. Still like it, but haven't seen it in awhile.

Originally Posted by Original Desmond View Post
Like others have said, if this was an all white cast, it would barely make it as a lifetime movie

If you take the unique 'asianisms' out of it, it is a very ordinary rom com
Depends on what you're calling "asianisms", although just re-typing that word feels like you're treading a thin line there. This is where I disagree a lot about it being no better then a Hallmark/Lifetime movie, since there's a lot of nuances involving Chinese culture, not just with the cast or the setting in Singapore but both family and wealth dynamics. It's understandable to Westerners in the context of the movie, but being Chinese it was pretty relate-able.
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Maybe because Slumdog Millionaire was a vile fucking movie, so fucking insulting to the Indian community as it engaged in one wretched Indian stereotype after another in order to provide "culturally inclusive" entertainment for self-satisfied white liberal Westerners.
Exactly!

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I'm all for representation. Slumdog Millionaire was a textbook lesson on how NOT to do so. I wasn't a big fan of Crazy Rich Asians but at least it presented itself in a way that didn't give two wet shits about pleasing its white Western masters.
Agreed.

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And Mucinex doesn't work.
Oh, I dunno about that. I used it recently and it seemed to work.
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Maybe because Slumdog Millionaire was a vile fucking movie, so fucking insulting to the Indian community as it engaged in one wretched Indian stereotype after another in order to provide "culturally inclusive" entertainment for self-satisfied white liberal Westerners.

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And crazy rich asians doesn't with it's portrayal of viciously controlling asian parents who are classist, racist and just about everything ist ?

No one has actually picked up on the most racist part of the movie, the party boat. The message there was foreign girls (in this case mostly causasian) are good enough to fuck, but not to date/marry
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Old 03-17-19, 02:31 AM
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Re: Crazy Rich Asians (2018, D: Jon Chu) S: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh

Iím kind of late to the party, I snagged this movie when it went on a good sale, and really liked the movie. Predictable for sure, but Iím a sucker for a wedding rom com. Awkwafina is funny as all hell. A great cast, and loved the song choices. Definitely a good blind buy.
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