Crazy Rich Asians Reviews

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September 15, 2018
Michelle Yeoh takes the acting honours as the heroine's steely prospective mother-in-law.
September 14, 2018
In many ways, this supposed celebration of diversity disappoints. It doesn't matter. Its unpredictable female leads are as good as gold.
September 13, 2018
The director, Jon M Chu, thankfully, knows his rom-coms. There's Pretty Woman in here. There's Bridget Jones and Ever After, but he's made them new.
September 13, 2018
[A] good-natured and spectacular comedy...
September 11, 2018
A decadent fever dream of gorgeous people, places and things.
August 30, 2018
Feels blithely liberated from the obligation to offer up suffering that has long been part of the implicit bargain made with so many mainstream movies focused on characters of color-that they are treated as marketable in relation to the pain they portray
August 18, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians has been burdened with a great deal of responsibility.
August 16, 2019
With all the colorful characters and so much eye candy, this film is more than palatable.
August 2, 2019
Despite being groundbreaking for its cast and subject matter, it also throws back to an age of Hollywood when romantic comedies were flashy, a little corny, but grounded by its characters.
July 24, 2019
The most compelling performance, even in such impressive company, is Michelle Yeoh as the lioness of a protective mother.
July 15, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians - Hilarious, Heartwarming, and Historic!
July 7, 2019
Nothing could prepare New York economics professor Rachel Chu for the stonking wealth she encounters when her boyfriend flies her First Class (natch) to Singapore to brave his full-on family
June 18, 2019
Sadly, a celebration and opulent humanizing of the wealthiest wealthy people at this moment feels like waving a Cayman Island flag aboard Betsy DeVos's yacht.
June 3, 2019
Chu's direction recalls the gentle humor and romantic charm of the great Ernst Lubitsch, especially in the final reveal at the film's deliriously romantic climax.
May 21, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians is not about real-world politics and economics but is instead a fairy-tale romance of a regular woman thrust into the world of the rich elite. And it's a great fairy-tale even when it's not a great film.
May 15, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians features an absolutely fantastic cast, clever writing, and enough style to overcome any rom-com clichés it indulges in.
May 6, 2019
It's fun, light-hearted, cute, and very funny.
May 4, 2019
May have a familiar base but there's a fresh gloss that's been applied that allows Jon M. Chu's comedy to reign as a new wave for a genre that too often settles for mediocrity.
April 30, 2019
When she lands in Singapore, Rachel is like an innocent butterfly emerging from her American middle-class cocoon - into the awaiting mouths of snobbish, bejeweled bullfrogs.
April 3, 2019
Those who've lamented the dearth of rom-com films over the last several years will rejoice, for Crazy Rich Asians more than compensates.
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