Friday Features, Sept. 7, 2012


Hello. It’s been a while. But Dumpling is back in action with this week’s I’ve-never-heard-of-this-movie movie roundup. Each week, Dumpling looks at Hollywood’s top offerings and grades them on their Asian-American presence, or lack thereof. So grab some kettle corn and prepare for this week’s viewing pleasure in Friday Features.


The Words Movie Poster

CBS Films

No. of AA: 2

Rating:  C+

The Words

Bradley Cooper is an author running parallel in his attempts at success with a person decades previous to our times. Until Cooper stumbles upon that past person’s novel and publishes it has his own. What happens next is a story of integrity and being genuine in a world that’s hard to be yours.

The Cold Light of Day Movie Poster


No. of AA: 0

Rating:  F

The Cold Light of Day

His family kidnapped by intelligence officers searching for a mysterious briefcase, Henry Cavill must work to rescue the ones he loves and uncover the truth behind their capture. Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver co-star.

Bachelorette Movie Poster

Strategic Motion

No. of AA: 1

Rating:  D


A gaggle of gal pals are asked to be bridesmaids at a woman’s wedding they used to make fun of. After they rip the wedding dress a new one, the gang must venture out into the night to correct the wrongdoings, while surviving run-ins with unsavory men.

Overall rating this week: C-

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