When Angelina Branca watched Crazy Rich Asians for the first time, she was thrilled to see the foods and flavors of her home, Malaysia, featured front and center on the big screen. During Eleanor Young's Bible study, she puts out colorful trays of kuih talam pandana Malaysian gelatinous rice and coconut milk dessert. And, of course, there's a pivotal dumpling scene during which — no spoilers — tensions come to a boiling point.
Photo: Warner Bros. Asians have historically had a rocky history on the silver screen. Chu, starring Henry Golding and Constance Wu.
The ousting of Ronald Sullivan, the first black faculty dean to preside over a dorm at Harvard, is one of those scandals that aspires to be about everything, and in the process becomes about nothing at all. Last Friday, Sullivan lost or gave up two separate jobs: his deanship of Winthrop House, and his legal representation of the alleged rapist and potted-plant ejaculator Harvey Weinstein. Conor Friederesdorf: The damage that Harvard has done.
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ChopChick Diana reviews the film for our blog after seeing it for the first time in Paris. Three months ago, Crazy Rich Asians opened in the United States with a fanfare only fitting for a movie whose first two adjectives beg for a dizzying stream of celebration: premieres, parties, private screenings, the works. In contrast, the French opening of the film was a small gathering — not crazy rich, but discreetly rich.
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