Last night, Doctor Strange had its Australian Premiere, and seems to have (mostly) pleased audiences and critics alike. Well, I… Read more I won’t be seeing Doctor Strange at the movies despite the good reviews and I’m annoyed
This is going to be short. Today I engaged in a lot of heated debate. I got angry, and in… Read more Am I actually the crazy racist?
Well this probably the perfect video to sum up this campaign’s stance.
Remember a few weeks ago when those rumours about Mulan hit the internet? The rumours that the live action remake… Read more Why doesn’t Hollywood recognise Asians actors can be leads?
In Part 1, we looked at 3 examples of whitewashing in Hollywood classics. This post looks at more contemporary examples,… Read more Whitewashing: A Hollywood Classic, Part 2
Looking back through the early examples of whitewashing in Hollywood it’s hard to believe that people gave those productions the… Read more Whitewashing: A Hollywood Classic Part 1
“It’s not reverse whitewashing because that term is stupid. They should have come up with a better term for being ignorant and racist – like colour blocking.”
And other reasons why reverse whitewashing isn’t real.
“I’ll scream this from the rooftops: non-white people are already creating! We’re already celebrating ourselves and we’re already pushing for change! But you know what? There’s only a certain amount we can achieve if white people – who are privileged enough already, and benefit from the structures currently in place – don’t want to help change this systematic imbalance of diversity on screen.”
We need to get it right. When I first heard that Matt Damon had been cast in The Great Wall,… Read more Casting Matt Damon in The Great Wall isn’t White Washing
When I was little, I wanted to grow up to be white. I cried when I got sunburnt, and covered… Read more Don’t tell me to lighten up!