Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

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Bad Ass Asians

Awards Season Means the Return of the Anna Awards

posted by Randall
Rogue One

Best Picture goes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by casting three Asian actors in prominent roles. Above, the Rogue One crew didn’t include a single white male (See below).

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s award season for the entertainment industry and once again, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have mostly … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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

Blogs

Visual Effects Used to Whitewash Ghost in the Shell

posted by Len Patel
Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johannson is made to look more Asian in Ghost in the Shell

By Len Patel

Scotch tape is out. Digital effects are in. The results are the same.

Movieweb.com reports that the makers of the movie adaptation of the Japanese manga series Ghost in the Shell are using CGI VFX to make Scarlett Johansson … Read more

Chinese American

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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