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Jan 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

posted by Randall

2016

By Ed Diokno
 
It would be easy to describe the year as an awful year with the highlight – or, lowlight, depending on your point of view – being the election of Donald Trump.
 
But something was happening among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that might make 2016 a year to relish. The … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 17, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Vanity: Margaret Cho and Tilda Swinton Exchange Emails over Whitewashing of Dr. Strange

Vanity: Margaret Cho and Tilda Swinton Exchange Emails over Whitewashing of Dr. Strange

posted by Randall
Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton

A series of emails between comedian Margaret Cho and actress Tilda Swinton over the recent whitewashing controversy of Dr. Strange has been made public.

It all started when Cho went on Bobby Lee’s podcast Tiger Belly and described their conversation that took place prior to the release of the movie as tense. Swinton … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Slash Film: Will Marvel Avoid Stereotyping Wong in Dr. Strange?

Slash Film: Will Marvel Avoid Stereotyping Wong in Dr. Strange?

posted by Randall
Benedict Wong

Benedict Wong on the set of The Martian with Scott Ridley

Marvel Studios has cast actor Benedict Wong as Wong, the Asian manservant and housekeeper for Dr. Strange in the upcoming movie scheduled to be released late this year.

Wong, the actor, played NASA Jet Propulsion Lab director Bruce Ng in Ridley Scott’s The Martian Read more

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Tibetan Feminist: Is Marvel Breaking the Glass Ceiling or Whitewashing?

posted by Randall

Dr Strange

Dr. Strange


 
Coming off the recent controversy over the casting of Emma Stone as a Hawaiian Chinese in the movie Aloha, the internet has been buzzing about another whitewashing controversy.
 
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tilda Swinton is in negotiations to play a Tibetan character in the Marvel studio’s Dr. Strange.
 … Read more

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