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Egypt and Morocco Ban "Exodus: Gods and Kings"

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Exodus: Gods and Kings has had a rough road. Hundreds (probably thousands) of people rose up in arms over the inaccurate casting of the film, with the hashtag #BoycottExodusMovie. The film had a lousy opening weekend and has since fallen off the map domestically. Now, the film is facing even more heat from Egypt and Morocco….

Why "Top Five" should win the box office battle over "Exodus: Gods and Kings"

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This Friday is going to be one of the biggest social justice weekends for movies. Why? Because, as the Universe would have it, Hollywood is ironically playing host to the best and worst of Hollywood’s tendencies when it comes to minorities in films.

"Exodus: Gods and Kings": Why Rupert Murdoch (and all involved) are wrong

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Whenever I wonder, “What am I writing all this stuff for?” (since we all have moments of doubt), it’s news articles like the one from The Wrap that reminds me that I am doing my civic duty on my little corner of the internet by exposing the inherent racial (or blatant racial) bias in America.

JUST ADD COLOR’s “Ghost in the Shell” and “Dr. Strange” Online Roundtable featuring Claire Lanay and Keith Chow

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Ghost in the Shell and Dr. Strange are two of the latest in a litany of projects in Hollywood that have whitewashed and otherwise erased Asian identity from film. The films have been an issue for as much as a year in advance (or, in Ghost in the Shell’s case, longer) before their initial releases,…

The Biggest TV Events of 2015: “Tut” and “The Wiz Live!”

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2015 was the year of TV specials, such as History’s Texas Rising (which was, to use a buzzword, problematic for me), Sons of Liberty, and Saints and Strangers (which, from the commercials at least, also looked like it had its moments of historical propaganda).  But, there were two specials that stood out, at least for this writer. Tut and The Wiz…

“Gods of Egypt” Whitewashed Trailer and Posters Look Comical

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Gods of Egypt has been a much-belabored film like Exodus: Gods and Kings, and like Exodus, expect it to fail big time. 

What the New Study on Ancient Egypt Says About Media Representation

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Science and the fight for representation in the media has intertwined in a brand new study coming from Germany. The study focuses specifically on ancient Egypt. What the scientists have to say about their findings could give Hollywood food for thought, if they decide to dissect the scientists’ results. What the DNA discovery actually is…

“Wonder Woman” First Look, “Central Intelligence” Trailer Released

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I have two pieces of Warner Bros. movie news to share! First, we’ve got the first look of Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman! It seems she looks the part.

Why People Are Calling Out “The Martian” for Whitewashing

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I don’t know why I’ve been putting off this post about The Martian for so long. I guess it might be because, even though I run a site about race and culture in entertainment, I get fatigued from having to write the same story over and over when it seems like Hollywood will never learn. Also,…

“Suffragette” Ire Continues: Analyzing the Film’s Eracism

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Suffragette has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. The bad press continues with a Q&A with the film’s director Sarah Gavron. 

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