• 'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Awkwafina Has Always 'Aggressively Been Myself'

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Rapper and actress Awkwafina has had a busy year. She's in two summer blockbusters: Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians, which opens this week.
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  • Ballin' on a Budget: How ‘Crazy Rich Asians' Made Mega-Rich World for $30 Million

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    In the high-flying world of Kevin Kwan's “Crazy Rich Asians” book trilogy, $30 million would barely cover the couture, jewels, private jet fuel and five-star menu for a ladies' lunch in Singapore.
    But $30 million was the budget for the Warner Bros. adaptation of the bestselling novel, about the competitive world of Asia's super-rich thrust upon an unsuspecting Constance Wu when she flies from New York to meet her boyfriend's family
    Million-dollar diamonds, penthouses in the clouds, six-figure dinner tabs and more an orgy of brand names and labels. How'd they pull it off on a mid-range...
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  • 20 Crazy Details About The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Bodies

    20 Crazy Details About The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Bodies

    1 month ago - By Screen Rant

    The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a staple of pop culture for over three decades. With 6 movies, 6 TV shows, 6 comic series, over 50 video games, and 2 concert tours to date, the Turtles have been extremely successful and still remain popular to this day. The history of the Turtles started back in 1984, when Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird where brainstorming while eating pizza and watching television. They came up with a crazy idea of bipedal turtles that were masters of the martial arts. Taking inspiration from Frank Miller, Eastman and Laird self-published a one-off issue...
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  • Movie Mixtape: 6 Movies to Watch With ‘Crazy Rich Asians'

    Movie Mixtape: 6 Movies to Watch With ‘Crazy Rich Asians'

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    If you're looking for Western-produced movies with solely-Asian casts, your pickings are slim, which is why there's been a lot of talk surrounding Crazy Rich Asians ‘ status as the first of its kind in a quarter-century. But there also aren't many Western-made movies where the cast is half-Asian. Or even where there's more than one Asian character. I'm not sure whether that makes Crazy Rich Asians more impressive or if it simply signals the relative, representational failures of the Hollywood system.
    Why not both, right?
    Based on the bestselling book, Crazy Rich Asians sends Rachel into...
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