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Crazy Rich Asians is no racial triumph. It's a soulless salute to the 1%

11 days ago   |   By The Guardian

With its plummy accents, couture gowns and clumsy merging of cultures, this ‘tale of empowerment' is just Sex and the City in Singapore Crazy Rich Asians opens with Napoleon Bonaparte and Louis Vuitton. “Let China sleep,” the film quotes the great Frenchman saying, “for when she awakens she will shake the world.” An opulent London hotel refuses to honour Singaporean matriarch Eleanor Young's reservation, as her children slump across their LV suitcases, suggesting perhaps she might be happier somewhere in Chinatown. An enraged Young, played by Michelle Yeoh , makes one phone call to her...
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