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“Bullet to the Head” Brings Diverse Casting to a Familiar Story

“Bullet to the Head” Brings Diverse Casting to a Familiar Story

February 3rd, 2013 by

A more diverse take on the Hollywood buddy-cop movie features Sung Kang as the good cop on a mission. Check out Racebending.com’s review.

“47 Ronin” and the Hollywood Outcast

“47 Ronin” and the Hollywood Outcast

January 29th, 2013 by

In “47 Ronin,” Keanu Reeves plays an outcast, reinforcing old Hollywood tropes.

Missed Opportunities and Justifications for “Argo”

Missed Opportunities and Justifications for “Argo”

January 13th, 2013 by

Missing partners and different identifications– Ben Affleck and Tony Mendez respond to whitewashing accusations

Messages Across the Ages:  Thoughts on “Cloud Atlas”

Messages Across the Ages: Thoughts on “Cloud Atlas”

December 29th, 2012 by

Cloud Atlas is a beautiful movie, but its use of yellowface undermines its message

British East Asian actors speak out against “The Orphan of Zhao”

British East Asian actors speak out against “The Orphan of Zhao”

November 19th, 2012 by

Daniel York guest blogs for Racebending.com on “The Orphan of Zhao” whitewashing protest and his experiences as a working actor in the UK.

“Allegiance: A New American Musical” Aims for Broadway

“Allegiance: A New American Musical” Aims for Broadway

October 28th, 2012 by

George Takei’s new musical, “Allegiance,” tells the story of a family torn apart by the Japanese American Internment.

The Mortal Interview: Cassandra Clare on Diversity

The Mortal Interview: Cassandra Clare on Diversity

October 18th, 2012 by

How a popular YA author stood up for diversity and prevented the whitewashing of one of her characters.

Racebending, My Dear Watson!  Our review of “Elementary”

Racebending, My Dear Watson! Our review of “Elementary”

September 25th, 2012 by

Lucy Liu plays Dr. Joan Watson on CBS’s Sherlock Holmes adaptation, “Elementary.”

“The Promise” Ends and “The Search” Begins!

“The Promise” Ends and “The Search” Begins!

September 23rd, 2012 by

Our review of Gene Yang’s Avatar sequel series, “The Promise”!

170 in 7: A Bone Marrow Cyberdrive in Memory of Janet Liang

170 in 7: A Bone Marrow Cyberdrive in Memory of Janet Liang

September 21st, 2012 by

People of color are underrepresented in registries, too. In honor of Janet Liang, please consider registering to be a stem cell or marrow donor.