whitewashing

Why it’s so important the live-action ‘Mulan’ doesn’t have a whitewashed cast

People have been known to create a lot of really stupid petitions about things that don’t matter, but this petition against whitewashing the live-action version of Mulan is a damn…

Tai Gooden | September 15, 2016 - 11:03 am

Tōnr Is The Photo Filter App People With Darker Skin Have Been Waiting For

Most social media apps offer dozens of options to spruce up an otherwise normal photo with blemish blurring edits and cool colors. But, many of these filters don’t translate

Tai Gooden | August 18, 2016 - 11:43 am

#StarringJohnCho And #StarringConstanceWu Challenges The Invisibility Of Asian Actors In Hollywood

The campaign is about much more than imagining how much better existing movies would be if John Cho stood in for White Guy Actor #57234. It’s questioning the practice of never casting

Kelly Kanayama | May 18, 2016 - 11:16 am

The First Pic Of Scarlett Johansson In Ghost In The Shell Is Pissing Everyone Off All Over Again

Production has begun on the Paramount remake of Ghost in the Shell, based on the influential Japanese anime movie and manga series from the ’90s. Fans and critics alike were…

Jenni Miller | April 15, 2016 - 2:39 pm

“Stonewall” Completely Flops At The Box Office

In an astounding demonstration that not all PR is in fact good PR, “Stonewall,” the Roland Emmerich-directed movie about the 1969 riots of the same name, crashed and burned at

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 28, 2015 - 11:30 am

Freida Pinto Gets Whitewashed By L’Oreal

We all know that Freida Pinto, star of the Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire,” is a gorgeous Indian woman. So why in the hell did L’Oreal try to Photoshop her into…

Julie Gerstein | September 23, 2011 - 2:20 pm