Episode 51: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and Whitewashing Cinema with Jenny Yang

Episode 51

This is a feel good episode, ya’ll! We’ve got comedian Jenny Yang on the program to talk about Crazy Rich Asians. She is uniquely qualified to discuss this film because she has seen it FIVE TIMES! This episode also signals the return of “The King of Christmas” – Alonso Duralde. He has traveled to the east coast and back to regale the crew of tales from his journey and his love for lobster. Ricky pours one out for the death of “Hiatus Ricky” as he goes back to work on Tosh.0. Plus, the gang goes over some of the most atrocious examples of whitewashing in movies – from Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell to Emma Stone in Aloha. And as always, we’ve got Staff Picks.

Episode notes

Crazy Rich Asians

This is a feel good episode, ya’ll! We’ve got comedian “>Inception, Kevin Spacey’s Billionaire Boys Club makes $618 in its opening weekend, Boots Riley has some may be married.

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

Ricky – 1). Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2). Cop Land
Alonso – In the Mood for Love
Jenny – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check ’em out!

Next week we’re discussing The Happytime Murders

With Jenny Yang, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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In this episode...

Guests

  • Ricky Carmona
  • Alonso Duralde
  • Jenny Yang

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A movie podcast that isn’t just a bunch of straight white dudes. Comedian Ify Nwadiwe is joined by film producer Drea Clark and film critic Alonso Duralde for a fast, funny, flight through film. Who Shot Ya? is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

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