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    Crazy Rich Asians


    On August 15th, 2018, the world was introduced to the long-anticipated movie Crazy Rich Asians.

    It was based on the well-acclaimed book Crazy Rich Asians written by Kevin Kwan. It stars Constance Wu as Rachel Chu, Henry Golding as Nick young, and many other. This cast makes it the first movie produced by a major film studio to have a majority Asian cast in a modern setting since The Joy Luck Club in 1993,  making it a great movie for the representation of Asian culture in Hollywood.

    The movie begins with Rachel and Nick as normal couple. They live together in New York City and have been together for almost a year. But because of Nick’s best friends wedding, it is time for Rachel to meet Nick’s family in Singapore for the first time.

    What Rachel does not know is that Nick’s family is rich, like crazy rich. Like developing all of Singapore rich. The challenge now becomes for Rachel to not only just get his family to like her, but but to prove herself to Nick’s relatives and to show them that she is worthy enough to marry into their family.

    This movie has been positively reviewed by critics and audiences alike, mainly for the performances and the production quality. The movie has grossed over 88.7 million dollars in the United States and over 96 million dollars worldwide.

    This movie is making many waves, and it is definitely worth it to go and see what all of the fuss is about.

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