Crazy Rich Asians Is a Breakthrough in Representation. But It’s Also Simply Great Fun

Crazy Rich Asians is an important movie for all sorts of reasons, chiefly because it’s the first Hollywood studio movie since Wayne Wang’s 1993 Joy Luck Club to feature an all Asian or Asian-American cast. But to sell Crazy Rich Asians solely as a breakthrough in representation—as important as that is—would do the picture a […]

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I would play the Nintendo Switch way more than I do if it had these 3 features (NTDOY)

The Nintendo Switch is an incredible game console. But I wish I could justify playing it more often. Some of my favorite games over the last year have been on the Switch: I played through the entirety of “The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” twice, and my fiancée and I shared — and […]

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Let Michael Caine Finally Explain the Ending of Inception Once and For All

After more than eight years of debate over the ending of Inception, Michael Caine has offered some clarity on the movie’s mysterious final moments. While speaking at a Film 4 Summer Screen showing of Christopher Nolan’s acclaimed thriller, Caine—who played the father of Leonardo DiCaprio’s Dom Cobb—shared some insider knowledge on whether Cobb was awake […]

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Taylor Swift Speaks Out About Believing Sexual Assault Victims on Anniversary of Her Trial Verdict

Taylor Swift had an impassioned message for victims of sexual assault during her latest concert, marking the anniversary of when a court ruled in her favor during a civil sexual assault trial. “A year ago I was not playing in a stadium in Tampa, I was in a courtroom in Denver, Colorado,” Swift said on […]

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The Viral New ‘Matilda Challenge’ Has People Mastering Objects With Their Mind Powers

Matilda may have hit theaters over 22 years ago, but the 1996 cult classic is still motivating fans to try their hand at summoning their inner telekinetic powers. A new viral challenge inspired by the scene from the movie when Matilda—played by Mara Wilson—masters her psychic abilities to the tune of Thurston Harris’s “Little Bitty […]

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Ryan Reynolds Dares to Drink World’s Grossest Drink With Jimmy Fallon

Ryan Reynolds — Deadpool star, father of two, husband to Blake Lively, Twitter celebrity — is also a spirits entrepreneur. So on a visit to the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this week, host Fallon challenged Reynolds to a game of “Drinko” involving Aviation American Gin, the brand that Reynolds owns. The two men dropped […]

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author Kevin Kwan talks about the ‘Herculean effort’ of making the first studio rom-com with Asian leads, and the potential cinematic universe to come

Business Insider spoke to “Crazy Rich Asians” author and executive producer Kevin Kwan about the film’s historical significance, the rom-com comeback, and how his book series can become a movie franchise. Kwan also told us why he chose someone else to write the screenplay. The book “Crazy Rich Asians” came out in 2013 and was […]

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The Ultra-Wealthy World of Crazy Rich Asians Is a Real Thing. Here’s Why

“I can tell you one thing—these people are richer than God,” exclaims one character in Kevin Kwan’s novel Crazy Rich Asians. Featuring an all-Asian cast, the hotly-anticipated film adaptation, out Aug. 15, promises to transport cinema-goers to the glitzy world of Southeast Asia’s ultra rich society. Kwan’s phenomenally popular tale introduces us to Asian-American Rachel […]

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Beyoncé Dedicates Detroit Concert to Ailing Aretha Franklin

(DETROIT) — Queen Bey dedicated her performance with husband, Jay Z, to the Queen of Soul drawing a thunderous roar from Aretha Franklin’s hometown of Detroit. The Detroit Free Press reports the moment came early in the show Monday night at Ford Field with Beyoncé saying, “We love you” and thanking the ailing 76-year-old for […]

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Robinhood shuts customers out of buying shares of MoviePass’ parent company after the stock crashed more than 99.99% (HMNY)

Robinhood is suspending new purchases of Helios & Matheson, the parent company of MoviePass, after the stock’s drastic 99.99% crash. “In order to protect our customers from the risks associated with some low-priced stocks, we remove the buy option for stocks like HMNY that consistently trade under $0.10,” the company said in an email to […]

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