50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

From a solo Black Panther to a young Han Solo, Spielberg going retro to Barry Jenkins doing James Baldwin – the films we can't wait to see this year

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'Crazy Rich Asians' (Aug. 17)
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'Crazy Rich Asians' (Aug. 17)

Rachel is a Chinese-American college professor who decides to travel to Singapore for a lavish wedding. She's also going to meet her boyfriend Henry's parents and relatives for the first time – a family who happens to be filthy rich and, if this comedy's title is to believed, batshit nuts as well. Readers who made Kevin Kwan's 2013 novel a bestseller knows what happens next in terms of culture clashes and comic business; the rest of you should simply note that Fresh Off the Boat MVP Constance Wu plays the heroine, the ridiculously handsome Henry Golding plays her beau and wuxia legend Michelle Yeoh plays Henry's mom. Consider this a RSVP. DF

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