End Credits Show Notes for Wednesday August 22, 2018

Are you ready for some wealth porn?!?! You better be because this week on End Credits we’re reviewing Crazy Rich Asians, which pretty much delivers what it promises. Along with this week’s review of a romantic comedy, we’re going to celebrate some of our favourite picks of the genre. Get ready to love!

This Wednesday, August 22, at 2 pm, Adam A. Donaldson, and Peter Salmon will discuss:

Rom-Com Recount. In celebration, and anticipation, of our movie review this week, we’re going to visit our Top 5 choices for favourite romantic-comedy, and favourite romantic films. This is a wide open genre of film, but one that’s very difficult to do right. When it works though, it really works, and it can all be so funny, and joyful, and rewarding to see true love prevail. or not. You can never know with these things…

REVIEW: Crazy Rich Asians (2018). The title sounds like it should be offensive, but this maybe the most audacious movie of the summer by daring to court an audience often ignored by mainstream Hollywood movies. Helping is the fact that Crazy Rich Asians is dressed up in the clothes of a good old fashioned romantic comedy where boy meets girl, boy takes girl home to meet the family, girl finds out boy is loaded with both money and the weight of tradition. Just a typical romantic comedy that’s the first major Hollywood movie to feature a mostly Asian cast in 25 years.

End Credits is on CFRU 93.3 fm and cfru.ca Wednesday at 2 pm.

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