Jeff York

“The Farewell” Is The Feel-Good Film Of The Summer

“The Farewell” Is The Feel-Good Film Of The Summer

The Farewell, written and directed by Lulu Wang, has already racked up a slew of audience awards from various film festivals including Sundance, and it surely will be the feel-good movie of this summer as well. It tells a warm and biographical story about a family that has just learned that their grandmother back in […]

 Brock Swinson

“Know Your Self Worth” Peter Chiarelli On ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’

“Know Your Self Worth” Peter Chiarelli On ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’

Peter Chiarelli is neither crazy, rich, or Asian, but that didn’t stop him from approaching the new hit movie adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians as a white American. The subject matter of meeting your fiancé’s parents in a world so vastly different from your own is not something solely restricted to Asians. Despite the majority […]

 Jeff York

“Crazy Rich Asians” Brings Back Romantic Comedy with Gleam and Grace 

“Crazy Rich Asians” Brings Back Romantic Comedy with Gleam and Grace 

Rare is the film one can describe as effervescent, but “Crazy Rich Asians” is just that. It bubbles like champagne, gleams like gold, and keeps up an energy level seldom seen onscreen these days. As if those accomplishments aren’t enough, it’s also the rarest of rare films – a mainstream, big-budgeted film with 70 speaking […]