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Randall Colburn Randall Colburn Nov 09, 2019 at 01:04. 23 comments

Fresh Off The Boat sailing into cancellation after its current season

Fresh Off The Boat sailing into cancellation after its current season

Pop open a bottle of bubbly for Constance Wu, who, now that Fresh Off The Boat is coming to an end, will no longer be burdened by her role on one of the best sitcoms of the decade. Vulture reports (and Variety confirms) that ABC will not order any more episodes following its sixth season, which began airing in September. This season’s 14th and 15th episodes will serve as the show’s last when...

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Jesse Hassenger Jesse Hassenger Sep 10, 2019. 23 comments

Jennifer Lopez gives her best performance in years in the surprisingly bittersweet Hustlers

Jennifer Lopez gives her best performance in years in the surprisingly bittersweet Hustlers
HustlersBHustlersBBHustlersDirector

Lorene Scafaria

Runtime

109 minutes

Rating

R

Language

English

Cast

Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, Julia Stiles, Madeline Brewer, Cardi B, Lizzo

Availability

Theaters everywhere September 13

Dorothy (Constance Wu) makes her living as an exotic dancer, climbing into the laps of Wall Street types and seducing them into buying plenty of...

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Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Jul 17, 2019. 11 comments

The first Hustlers trailer is here to show off its best dance moves and scam these men

The first Hustlers trailer is here to show off its best dance moves and scam these men

As far are true stories go, the tale of Rosie Keo and her former co-workers has to be one of the more outrageous workplace narratives you may ever hear. It’s also a combination of ideal components for a fun cinematic retelling: sex, a heist, sharp women taking control of their lives, and immaculate pole-dancing. Toss in a cast of today’s mostprominent women across the pop culture...

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William Hughes William Hughes May 12, 2019. 21 comments

Constance Wu appears to have some complicated feelings about Fresh Off The Boat coming back

Constance Wu appears to have some complicated feelings about Fresh Off The Boat coming back

ABC cleared a whole bunch of shows off its programming slate today, including sitcoms Speechless , The Kids Are Alright, and Splitting Up Together . Among the half-hour comedy survivors: Fresh Off The Boat, which was instead renewed for a sixth season, prompting cheers from fans, celebratory notes from its younger cast members, and what might best be termed a “complicated” reaction from star...

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Randall Colburn Randall Colburn Aug 22, 2018. 16 comments

A Crazy Rich Asians sequel is in the works at Warner Bros.

A Crazy Rich Asians sequel is in the works at Warner Bros.

[Note: This story contains plot details of the film Crazy Rich Asians.]

Crazy Rich Asians , the first Hollywood studio film with an all-Asian cast in 25 years, made so much money this past weekend—roughly $34 million, to be exact—that a sequel is already in development at Warner Bros. This news comes courtesy of Deadline, which notes that the entire creative team, from director John Chu to...

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Dan Caffrey Dan Caffrey Oct 12, 2016. 24 comments

Fresh Off The Boat makes the most of Taiwan, but falls victim to American sitcom tropes

Fresh Off The Boat makes the most of Taiwan, but falls victim to American sitcom tropes
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 3Fresh Off The BoatSeason 3"Coming From America"B-Fresh Off The BoatSeason 3"Coming From America"B-B-"Coming From America"Episode

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Even though the season-two finale of Fresh Off The Boat made it almost certain that the Huangs would be traveling to their native Taiwan, the journey still feels like a big deal. For...

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Dan Caffrey Dan Caffrey May 25, 2016. 24 comments

Ken Jeong guest-stars on a Fresh Off The Boat finale that covers familiar ground

Ken Jeong guest-stars on a Fresh Off The Boat finale that covers familiar ground
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"Bring The Pain"BFresh Off The BoatSeason 2"Bring The Pain"BB"Bring The Pain"Episode

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Since their seasons tend to be so long, most network sitcoms end up recycling plot devices at a certain point in their run. But Fresh Off The Boat’s doing it earlier than usual by essentially...

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Dan Caffrey Dan Caffrey May 18, 2016. 24 comments

Eddie’s too reactive on a one-note episode of Fresh Off The Boat

Eddie’s too reactive on a one-note episode of Fresh Off The Boat
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"The Manchurian Dinner Date"B-Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"The Manchurian Dinner Date"B-B-"The Manchurian Dinner Date"Episode

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“The Manchurian Dinner Date” sets up an explosive confrontation between Eddie and Jessica, only to resolve their conflict with a satisfied sigh. To the writers’...

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Shelby Fero Shelby Fero Apr 27, 2016. 24 comments

“That which we call a rose by any other name would totally freak out,” posits Fresh Off The Boat

“That which we call a rose by any other name would totally freak out,” posits Fresh Off The Boat
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"Hi, My Name Is..."BFresh Off The BoatSeason 2"Hi, My Name Is..."BB"Hi, My Name Is..."Episode

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Juliet (you know the one) once asked “What’s in a name?” Of course, she then also immediately asks Romeo to change his name (as if that would’ve solved all their problems?) because Juliet...

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Dan Caffrey Dan Caffrey Dec 02, 2015. 24 comments

Fresh Off The Boat gets its obligatory awkward musician cameo out of the way

Fresh Off The Boat gets its obligatory awkward musician cameo out of the way
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"We Done Son"C+Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"We Done Son"C+C+"We Done Son"Episode

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Ah, the awkward musician cameo on a network sitcom. It was only a matter of time before Fresh Off The Boat went there. Unfortunately, from the moment Eddie arrives at the door of DMX’s McMansion, the gruff...

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Dan Caffrey Dan Caffrey Oct 15, 2015. 24 comments

FOTB is now a far cry from its inspiration—and all the better for it

FOTB is now a far cry from its inspiration—and all the better for it
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"The Fall Ball"A-Fresh Off The BoatSeason 2"The Fall Ball"A-A-"The Fall Ball"Episode

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Last season, Fresh Off The Boat didn’t always know what it wanted to be. In one corner was the real-life Eddie Huang, who, rather unrealistically, wanted the series to deliver all the uncomfortable...

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Dan Caffrey Dan Caffrey Apr 22, 2015. 24 comments

Fresh Off The Boat: “So Chineez”

Fresh Off The Boat: “So Chineez”
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 1Fresh Off The BoatSeason 1"So Chineez"B+Fresh Off The BoatSeason 1"So Chineez"B+B+"So Chineez"Episode

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During World Cultures Day at Eddie’s school, each student is assigned a different country to study. Unsurprisingly, the kids don’t end up studying their respective locales as much as they latch on to a...

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Dan Caffrey Dan Caffrey Apr 15, 2015. 24 comments

Fresh Off The Boat: “Dribbling Tiger, Bounce Pass Dragon”

Fresh Off The Boat: “Dribbling Tiger, Bounce Pass Dragon”
TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Fresh Off The BoatSeason 1Fresh Off The BoatSeason 1"Dribbling Tiger, Bounce Pass Dragon"A-Fresh Off The BoatSeason 1"Dribbling Tiger, Bounce Pass Dragon"A-A-"Dribbling Tiger, Bounce Pass Dragon"Episode

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Last week, Fresh Off The Boat stepped up its game by finally tying together its primary and secondary storylines at the episode’s...

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Erik Adams Erik Adams Mar 27, 2015. 24 comments

Constance Wu wants you to put down the phone

Constance Wu wants you to put down the phone

In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee.

One of the breakout stars of the 2014-15 TV season, Constance Wu plays the hard-nosed mother of future celebrity chef Eddie Huang on ABC’s Fresh Off The Boat. The sitcom’s period setting involves some light time travel—back to 1990s Orlando—but that’s...

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