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“Doctor Strange” puts Mordo on the villain’s path for no reason

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With Thanksgiving comes Thanksgiving trips to the movie theater, and on one such trip, I was treated to a showing of Doctor Strange. As you well know if you’re a constant reader of this site, Doctor Strange isn’t well liked around these parts, and for good reason—whitewashing and using a pan-Asian cultural motif as a backdrop for…

GUEST POST: How Far Will Marvel’s Diversity Play Go?

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Guest post by Lauren Davis As Marvel continues to expand its cinematic universe, it’s becoming clear that the studio has an eye on more characters and a somewhat-more inclusive casting philosophy. In particular, fans who have been calling for a more diverse range of characters have been pleased with the news coming out about 2018’s Black Panther….

DC vs. Marvel: Which Movie Franchise Represents Its Audience More?

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With the culmination of the San Diego Comic-Con, we’ve been getting a lot of DC Comics movie franchise news. Some of which includes the new footage of the Justice League movie, featuring Batman (Ben Affleck), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), the Flash (Ezra Miller), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and Superman (Henry Cavill). With the introduction of DC’s…

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,…

#OscarsSoWhite Dominates Oscar Nomination Talk

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The Oscar nominations have been released, and the talk isn’t about who people want to win, but about why the list of nominees aren’t more diverse. This makes the second year that #OscarsSoWhite has dominated the social media and real world discussions about the highest honor in film, but this year is just one of…

“Empire” react: Standard Episode, But Why Low Ratings?

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The latest Empire episode, “Poor Yorick,” had classic Empire shenanigans, and I do mean “shenanigans.” Hakeem and Jerk Jamal fighting on the set of the awesome Black Panther-in-the-future music video. Lucious and Cookie being lovers at war. Cookie selling out Lucious again after facing the possibility of going to jail again. Andre and Rhonda digging up…

Casting News: Ava DuVernay for Marvel, More James Wan, Common and Dwayne Johnson News

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You know what this is—it’s in the title. Let’s get into it. Two to three weeks worth of news! (silently crying inside at how deceptively hard these types of posts are):

Casting News: Nat Turner Movie in the Works, "Suicide Squad" Update, New Projects from Baz Luhrmann and Spike Lee, Hawkgirl cast

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There’s quite a bit of casting news from this and last week. Here we go.