smh katara and sokka were whitewashed in the poster for the play about them
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“Cumberbatch outweighs everything.”
“…let’s white people blanket dismiss all race issues to be as trivial as fanboys whining.”
The “big deal” is:
That’s why this is a big deal.
Casting a white guy as Khan means tossing out one of the most valuable things about the character — his ability to make us talk about eugenics without it being a coded discussion of white supremacy.
I think it sort of just hit me now how irritated i am about the whole star trek into darkness mess
Also just now realizing how horribly sexist ST09 is. Out of the four total women in the movie (!!), one is dead, two (winona kirk and amanda grayson) are on screen for like 15 minutes total and never named. And also somehow the uniforms for women are even skimpier than the ones in TOS. I just read something that said gene roddenberry actually wanted all the uniforms in TOS to be the same (pants/long sleeve top, which was certainly the case in TNG) but was pressured by executives to use dresses for women. JJ abrams had the ability to change all this, and yet…
It’s almost like Star Trek is still being made in the 1960s.
If Star Trek 2 has whitewashing in it, I guess we shouldn’t be too surprised. It’s produced by Paramount, after all…so was The Last Airbender.
That would explain why the non-white princesses are always in the same poses!
Benedict Cumberbatch is playing Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness. All that bullshit of him not being Khan and really “John Harrison” was just a cover to hide the truth from moviegoers.
The latest rumor from Furious Fanboys based on reports from viewers from Sydney, where the film just premiered.
Star Trek — racially progressive in the 1960s.
Not so much in 2013.
I’m not about to go slap some dark makeup on her, I think it’s important to have a Latina in the role for a very simple reason — I think they know what it feels like to be an outsider.
simba doesn’t count
tiana was mostly frog
y’all racist as hell
slap on insider knowledge from a designer for disney merchandise and how disney literally told her to take tiana and mulan off the box she was designing and just draw the white princesses
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