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NEW YORK | Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

NEW YORK— Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” swooped in to lead nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, narrowly edging Bradley Cooper’s tear-jerking revival “A Star Is Born,” the interracial road-trip drama “Green Book” and the period romp “The Favourite.” “Vice” topped all contenders Thursday with a surprising six nominations, including best picture, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

BEIJING | ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ fails to click with Chinese audiences

BEIJING  — Chinese audiences aren’t exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit “Crazy Rich Asians,” despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity. Industry data show the film made just $1.2 million over the three days of its initial release, far behind local productions in the world’s second-largest movie market. That … Continue reading BEIJING | ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ fails to click with Chinese audiences

BEIJING | ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ not clicking with Chinese audiences

BEIJING — Chinese audiences aren’t exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit “Crazy Rich Asians,” despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity. Industry data show the film made just $1.2 million over the three days of its initial release, far behind local productions in the world’s second-largest movie market. Chinese … Continue reading BEIJING | ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ not clicking with Chinese audiences

New York | Rich sales for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ books

New York — “Crazy Rich Asians” isn’t just a hit at the box office. Kevin Kwan‘s novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5 million copies this year, Knopf Doubleday announced Monday. “Crazy Rich Asians,” along with “China Rich Girlfriend” and “Rich People Problems,” have occupied the top three slots on The New York Times’ … Continue reading New York | Rich sales for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ books

LOS ANGELES | Box Office Top 20: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ No. 1 for third week

LOS ANGELES  — The glitzy romance “Crazy Rich Asians” topped the North American box office over Labor Day weekend, its third consecutive weekend in the No. 1 spot. The Warner Bros. film added $28.6 million over the four-day weekend, bringing its domestic grosses to $117.3 million. The shark thriller “The Meg” landed in second place … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Box Office Top 20: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ No. 1 for third week

LOS ANGELES | ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ banks another crazy rich weekend

LOS ANGELES — “Crazy Rich Asians” isn’t slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters. Studios on Sunday say the romantic comedy has topped the domestic charts again. Warner Bros. estimates that the film added an additional $22.2 million through Sunday, down only 10 percent from last weekend. Should the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ banks another crazy rich weekend

NEW YORK | With minuscule drop, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is no. 1 again

NEW YORK  — The opening weekend for “Crazy Rich Asians” was historic. Its second weekend was even more impressive. The romantic comedy sensation slid just 6 percent from its chart-topping debut to again lead the box office with $25 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Almost as many people turned out over the weekend for … Continue reading NEW YORK | With minuscule drop, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is no. 1 again

SINGAPORE  | Singapore: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author skipped service duty

SINGAPORE  — Singapore’s government says the author of the book that inspired the hit film “Crazy Rich Asians” failed to register for national service as required. According to his bio, writer Kevin Kwan left Singapore when he was 11 and has lived in the U.S. since then. There was no immediate response Wednesday from his … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Singapore: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author skipped service duty