Maybe for comedy to be successful, you need an element of cultural snobbery, or humiliation.
Crazy Rich Asians Credits: Director: Jon Chu Starring: Constance Wu Henry Golding Gemma Chan Lisa Lu Nico Santos Awkwafina Ken Jeong Michelle Yeoh Not long after it was announced that the book by Kevin Kwan was going to be made into a movie the internet started talking. Were they going to do justice to theContinue reading “Only In Asia”
All the money in the world Something has been happening slowly in the world of American TV and film. The opportunities for Asian actors are growing. Put it down to Fresh off the Boat maybe, for making it clear that people are interested in shows about Asian people… Then there was the explosive Ali Wong,Continue reading “Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan”
Episode rating: *** Fresh off the Boat has always been ‘freshest’ when it covers the holidays, whether looking at how the Huangs tried to celebrate Chinese New Year in Florida, or whenever Louis tries to impress his sons with his hilarious outfits on Halloween. Although this episode doesn’t go for the same meta-references as theContinue reading “Do You Hear What I Hear? Fresh Off The Boat Episode 10 Season 4”
One of the best American comedies is finally being shown in the UK. If you haven’t watched it, here’s what you need to know. Although it was billed as the first show to feature a predominantly Asian cast, the shoiw would not have lasted very long if that was all it had going for it.Continue reading “Fresh off the Boat – TV’s hottest Asian comedy”