actor: Michelle Yeoh

Crazy Rich Asians

August 15, 2018
I was hoping Crazy Rich Asians, based on Kevin Kwan’s popular novel by the same name, would be as fun as it looks; however, I was immediately put off by the stilted performance of Constance Wu (Rachel Chu), and the deliberate exploitation of shirtless men. The movie does not disappoint in [...]

Babylon A.D.

August 29, 2008
This movie is a bit difficult to follow in parts and a trip to the concession stand could totally end the viewer's chance to comprehend it all the way through. The ending left not only me, but a few other people scratching their heads. It ends rather suddenly and in a bit of a confusing way. Oh [...]

Memoirs of a Geisha

December 9, 2005
Though the most heart wrenching details of "Memoirs" were edited from the film, the subject matter itself denotes that this film cannot help but contain material that is not family-friendly. I had a couple of friends who hadn't read the best-selling novel attend the film with me. I was afraid I [...]

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

January 19, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Bruce Lee made physicality the central element to the success of Chinese action films. Jackie Chan added humor and precision to the genre. Now, director Ang Lee brings astonishing visual effects to martial arts. His warriors don’t merely jump higher than physically possible, they literally fly. [...]