Crazy Rich Asians: Romantic Dramedy Promotes Positive Representation, Despite Flaws

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3.5 out of 5 stars (Above Average) Crazy Rich Asians is a pretty big deal.  Not only is it a mainstream film promoting positive representation of Asian culture, but it is also a funny, sweet, and sometimes thought-provoking look at the bonds of family.  Anyone expecting this to be a turn-your-brain-off yuk fest will surely be disappointed, but for people who go in with an open mind, Crazy Rich Asians should Continue Reading

“Penelope”: Down and snout

2 out of 5 stars (has some good moments, but is overall bad) Penelope (played by Christina Ricci) is a girl with a pig snout for a nose. Many years before she was born, a witch put a curse on her family: the next newborn girl would have the face of a pig. The curse would only be broken when “one of her own kind” would come to love her for who she is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC315nmqgHc Penelope’s Continue Reading