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Musical ‘A Star is Born’ leads film contenders for SAG awards

LOS ANGELES: Musical drama remake “A Star is Born” led a wide range of contenders for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, landing four nominations, including best movie ensemble. The film will compete for SAG’s top movie prize in a diverse group that includes superhero movie “Black Panther,” romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians,” rock biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” and director Spike Lee’s historical drama “BlacKkKlansman.” “A Star is Born,” released by AT&T Inc’s Warner Bros, features Bradley Cooper and Lady…

After ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, ‘Searching’ breaks more new ground

The Asians in new movie Searching are neither rich nor crazy, but the contemporary thriller is in some ways as ground-breaking as the big romantic comedy currently making waves in Hollywood. Searching, opening in US movie theaters on Friday a week after the debut of Crazy Rich Asians, is the tale of a father’s attempts to track down his well-behaved teen daughter after she goes missing. Not only does the independent movie star Korean-American actor John Cho, and an Asian-American family, but the entire film is told through…

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ touted as Hollywood watershed

Rich, dashing man sweeps sweet young girl off her feet. It´s the fantasy to launch a thousand love stories, but Hollywood´s latest rom-com oozes more than sentimental escapism. "Crazy Rich Asians," a two-hour celebration of fabulous wealth, stunning clothes and idealised love, complete with heroine who has to out-fox her beau´s imperious mother and vicious ex-girlfriend, is a faithful adaptation of the international bestseller by Singapore-American author Kevin Kwan. More importantly it´s the first Hollywood movie in a…