By Almas Akhtar Published: September 8, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email The first modern story with an all-Asian cast and an Asian-American lead in 25 years. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/ CRAZY RICH ASIANS MOVIE As I walked into a packed theatre in Birmingham, Michigan one evening, I was somewhat excited to see so many local ‘white Americans’ and ‘African Americans’ gathered to watch a film about ‘Asian Americans’ aka ‘immigrants’. Our stories do matter, after all. Technically, I am also an Asian American; South Asian American to be specific. The movie Crazy Rich Asians is specified as a comedy, but according to my humble opinion, it is more of a comedic satire. A bold sarcasm on the handful of ‘brand conscious’, ‘wealth managed’ crazy rich people who are found not only in Singapore (where the story is based) but in every country around the world. Crazy Rich Asians is a modern day Cinderella story where a poor girl falls in love with a rich guy. Rachel Chu (Constance Wu), a smart and intelligent economics professor at NYU, falls in love with Nick Young (Henry Golding) and they start dating. She accompanies Nick to Singapore for his best friend’s wedding and it… Read full this story
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