Wednesday brings us “Crazy Rich Asians
,” one of the year’s biggest box office juggernauts, based on the global bestseller by Kevin Kwan. The story follows American-born Chinese economics professor Rachel Chu who travels with her boyfriend Nick to Singapore for his best friend’s wedding. It turns out that Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down. Starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding, with the irrepressible Awkwafina.
Movie night is every Wednesday at Il Caffé, a charming Italian restaurant on a pedestrian road behind the Peón Contreras theater. Have dinner on your own at 6 to enjoy a free movie, aimed at English-speaking audiences, at 7.