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Should we read the book before watching a film or TV adaptation?

The highly anticipated "Crazy Rich Asians" hits theaters on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and fans are excited to see the book come to life on the silver screen. "Crazy Rich Asians" is the first Hollywood movie to feature a predominantly Asian cast in 25 years. Fans recommend reading the book before watching the film. But others are so happy about the Asian-American representation they'll probably see the film regardless of the book. Should we read the book before watching a film or TV adaptation?

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Fans of the novel recommend reading the book before seeing the film.

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But at the end of the day, moviegoers are urging others to see the film to help break down doors in Hollywood. Does it matter if they read before watching in this case?

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Should we read the book before watching a film or TV adaptation?
A festive crown for the winner
#ReadItFirst
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