Movie Review: Crocodile Dundee

Details: More information can be found at https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090555/ and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090555/

Score: 7/10

As a kid, I remember watching Crocodile Dundee over and over again on television. It was one of those movies that the networks just put on repeat, multiple times throughout the week. Years later, I strangely could not remember much about the film and decided to refresh my memory and give it another watch. What I found was a classic romantic comedy that is as much a period piece about New York City in the late 1980’s as You’ve Got Mail was of New York City in the late 1990’s.

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Manga Review: We Never Learn

The above is a trailer for the show. This is a review for the manga.

Details: The manga is currently ongoing. More information can be found at https://www.viz.com/we-never-learn

Score: 6.4/10

We Never Learn is a standard, high school, harem, romantic comedy that fulfills all the tropes of the genre.

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Book Review: China Rich Girlfriend

Details: More information can be found at the author’s official site here: http://www.kevinkwanbooks.com/

Score: 6.6/10

China Rich Girlfriend is the sequel to Crazy Rich Asians. It continues the story of Rachel Chu and revisits Singaporean high society. The story introduces a few new characters while also dipping its toes into mainland Chinese high society.

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Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Details: More information can be found at the official site for the author which can be found here: http://www.kevinkwanbooks.com/

Score: 6.6/10

Crazy Rich Asians is the book upon which the movie was based upon. It’s the first book in a trilogy of books about a fantastically rich Singaporean family and the drama associated with Singaporean high society.

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Movie Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Details: More information can be found at https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3104988/

Score: 6.5/10

Crazy Rich Asians is a cookie cutter romantic comedy that gives a small, vague, fictional glimpse at wealthy, Singaporean Chinese culture. The main draw is Chinese people. It reminded me of the love behind Black Panther when, in my opinion, Black Panther was only about as good as Doctor Strange. It reminded me of the saying that in order to win an Oscar, all you need to do is make a Holocaust movie. In other words, this is an average genre movie that plays on racial biases in order to be successful.

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