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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 well onto dark skin. More »


#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 Asian men as leads by creating situations where he becomes the face of multimillion-dollar movies. More »


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 pissed when it was announced that Scarlett Johansson would star as Major Motoko Kusanagi, the protagonist of the film, and the picture that Paramount releasedMore »


“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 the box office this weekend after months of criticism.

As soon as the trailer for the film debuted in August, the LGBT communityMore »


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 a white lady? [ONTD] … More »