Tag: Jasmine Lee

British Representation In Film Has Failed Its Society

Riz Ahmed & Felicity Jones at the 89th Oscar Academy Awards Ceremony by Disney | ABC Television Group https://flic.kr/p/SqVDBE

At the beginning of March, critically acclaimed actor and musician Riz Ahmed (from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The Night Of) presented a speech at the British House of Commons for Channel 4’s annual diversity lecture. His talk focused on racial diversity…

Rogue One: Reframing Our Understanding of Rebellion

RogueOneStormtroopersEdit_25 by Taylor Herring

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. One of the central themes of the Star Wars franchise revolves around revolution, as embodied by the Alliance to Restore the Republic. Also referred to as the…

Beyond Whitewashing: Marvel’s Erasure of Tibet in Doctor Strange Supports Cultural Genocide

Artistic interpretation of Doctor Strange https://flic.kr/p/oZdeAe

Tilda Swinton’s casting of The Ancient One for Marvel’s most recent release Doctor Strange is mostly presented as another example of Hollywood’s habit of whitewashing Asian characters in films. This time the issue extends far beyond that, and this is…