A friend of mine on twitter posted a youtube video that she had found where Japanese people were asked about their opinion on Hollywood white washing roles, such as in Ghost in The Shell and Death Note. 69 more words
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Sunday, May 1, 2016
Whitewashing is a tricky thing to get upset over.
Star Wars is an adaptation of The Hidden Fortress, just as… 413 more words
I’ve noticed a pattern: Marvel’s Daredevil beats up Asians—I also read that he set an Asian man on fire in season one, which contradicts his no-kill rule that he rebukes the Punisher for not following, or it would if Marvel believed Asians were human—Marvel’s… 174 more words
As someone who never really got into 30 Rock the way many of my peers did (that show was at its height during my evangelical days, and the cultural overlap was minimal at the time; I’ve considered revisiting it, but I’m not sure how well it would hold up in the present), I walked into… 917 more words
What a visually striking film. That’s my main takeaway from Ghost in the Shell, this film has an incredible aesthetic that intensifies its storytelling. From its locations, to its characters to how it displays the technology of the future it has this great unique vision of a future dystopia in Japan. 645 more words