• ‘This Story Transcends Race': Kevin Kwan on the Appeal of ‘Crazy Rich Asians'

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The author of the novel, from which the movie was adapted, talks about how the film is opening new doors for its cast and why it's making white men cry.
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  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians' Is No. 1 at Box Office, Proving Power of Diversity

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    With $25 million in weekend ticket sales, “Crazy Rich Asians” gave Hollywood its best-selling comedy since “Girls Trip,” another unusually inclusive film.
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  • How ‘Crazy Rich Asians' Hooked A $34M GoldOpen At The Box Office

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    This weekend director Jon M. Chu and Warner Bros. took what might have appeared to be a niche genre proposition on paper and turned it into a cultural moment.
    Crazy Rich Asians , based on Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel, earned $25.2M at the domestic weekend box office, and $34M over five days, a gross that isn't that far from another August female-skewing hit, DreamWorks' The Help which opened to $26M over three, $35M over five and legged out to $169.7M.
    In a prepackaged...
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  • Crazy Rich Asians Box Office: August Has A New Romantic Comedy Hit

    Crazy Rich Asians Box Office: August Has A New Romantic Comedy Hit

    2 monthes ago - By Cinéma Blend

    Hollywood has been talking about the arrival of Crazy Rich Asians for months, and now that it's here it's a bonafide hit.
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  • This Is What ‘Crazy Rich Asians' Meant to Its Fans: ‘My Heart Is Bursting'

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Though its box office opening wasn't a record breaker like “Black Panther,” Jon M. Chu's “Crazy Rich Asians” had the same impact on Asian-American moviegoers that the Marvel blockbuster had on African-Americans, filling a demand for representation that had long been ignored in Hollywood.
    As the film steamed towards a strong $34 million five-day opening - among the best for a romantic comedy this decade - Asians who saw the film took to social media to express their gratitude to Chu, Constance Wu and the rest of the film's cast and crew for finally giving them the chance to see characters...
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  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' dominates the box office, makes history for representation

    2 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Warner Bros.' highly-anticipated " Crazy Rich Asians " dominated the box office this weekend, making history for Asian American representation and becoming the highest-opening romantic comedy since 2015's "Trainwreck." The first contemporary English-language Hollywood film with an all-Asian cast...
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