Posts tagged “diversity in film”

  1. Often the diversity we ask for does not turn out to be the diversity we want, especially in the hands of white Hollywood screenwriters.

  2. How important is it to see people like you in the media you consume? For your children to see themselves? Thanks to Claudia Kim's brief but welcome appearance in Avengers: Age of Ultron and the bewildering decision to cast white actress Emma Stone as “1/4 Hawaiian, 1/4 Chinese” Allison Ng in Aloha, the issue of Asian/Pacific Islander visibility in pop culture has been on my mind more than usual. I wanted to know what this lack of representation -- and the slow but (one…

  3. I saw Avengers: Age of Ultron on Friday night. It was ridiculous -- RIDICULOUS -- and I loved it. I've seen several tweets and a few reviews panning the movie, and I admit that in the initial heady afterglow of seeing a Korean actor on the silver screen, I couldn't even begin to understand the disappointment. Is it possible that we did we not see the same movie? Did you people not notice the talented and gorgeous…