For Some Viewers, 'Crazy Rich Asians' Is Not Asian Enough

For Some Viewers, 'Crazy Rich Asians' Is Not Asian Enough

HONG KONG — “Crazy Rich Asians,” a romantic comedy that opened in the United States on Wednesday, is a rare commodity: a Hollywood film with a majority Asian cast. For many Asian-American viewers, that is a positive, if sorely belated, development. But ahead of the film’s release next week in Singapore, where much of the […]

Meghan Markle's dad Thomas is starting a clothing line for men

Meghan Markle's dad Thomas is starting a clothing line for men

Meghan Markle’s half-sister, Samantha, revealed on Twitter that their father, Thomas Markle, is creating a men’s clothing line.  (Mega) Meghan Markle’s dad is working on a clothing line. The Duchess of Sussex’s half-sister, Samantha Grant, revealed on Twitter that their father, Thomas Markle, is working on a clothing line for men. “So excited about my […]

Infinity War's Snap Deaths Originally Looked More Complicated

Infinity War's Snap Deaths Originally Looked More Complicated

by Ana Dumaraog – on Aug 14, 2018 in Movie News Thanos’ snap victims’ deaths originally looked a lot more complicated than what ended up in the final cut of Avengers: Infinity War, VFX supervisor Dan Deleeuw says. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes suffered their first real defeat at the hands of Thanos, despite putting up a gallant […]

Laverne Cox lambastes 'deadnaming.' What is it and why is it a problem?

Laverne Cox lambastes 'deadnaming.' What is it and why is it a problem?

Laverne Cox attends a screening of the documentary “Free CeCe!” during LGBTQ Pride Month on June 21. (Daniela Kirsch/NameFace/Sipa USA/AP) by Allyson Chiu August 14 at 6:05 AM Email the author Many years ago, Emmy-nominated actress and LGBT activist Laverne Cox said she thought about committing suicide. In an emotional post shared Monday to Twitter […]

It's Time to Let MoviePass Die

It's Time to Let MoviePass Die

Image: Gizmodo It’s finally time to admit that MoviePass is fumbling around like a wounded golden goose that needs to be put out of its misery. It may still give up the gift of “free” movies every now and then, but this weekend’s latest service changes and screwups show the free ride is coming to […]

Thomas Markle fears he won't see royal daughter Meghan again: Sun

Thomas Markle fears he won't see royal daughter Meghan again: Sun

LONDON (Reuters) – Thomas Markle has not spoken to his daughter Meghan since her star-studded wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry and fears she will not contact him again, the Sun newspaper reported on Monday. “I don’t expect to see her or hear back from her and that’s OK,” the British tabloid quoted him as saying. […]

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

Chinese-American professor of economics Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) is Chinese-American, and the adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling book Crazy Rich Asians starkly makes that point, repeatedly. Rachel’s college best friend Peik Lin (an ebullient Awkwafina) calls her a “banana”: “Yellow on the outside, white on the inside,” and attaches a superlative when she says this. […]

Nobel Laureate VS Naipaul Dies at 85

Nobel Laureate VS Naipaul Dies at 85

V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate, died Saturday at his London home, his family said. He was 85. His wife, Nadira Naipaul, said he was “a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavor.” Mr. Naipaul was […]

Kanye West Drops Surprise New Song 'XTCY'

Kanye West Drops Surprise New Song 'XTCY'

Kanye West dropped a surprise new song titled “XTCY” late Friday night, the rapper’s first new music since his string of five G.O.O.D. Music albums. DJ Clark Kent revealed the track on Twitter, “Sitting in the studio with my man @kanyewest and he said.. ‘Clark, let that new ‘XTCY’ joint go!!! So.. ENJOY: NEW KANYE […]

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