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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.

Spike Lee tweets about diversity in “Oldboy”

Spike Lee tweets about diversity in “Oldboy”

August 10th, 2012 by

After a casting call fr “Oldboy” raises eyebrows, Spike Lee assures fans the cast will be diverse.

On Marvel, Mandarin, and Marginalization

On Marvel, Mandarin, and Marginalization

August 7th, 2012 by

Marvel announced the Mandarin in Iron Man 3 but may be leaving the Asian and gay characters out of Guardians of the Galaxy.

Red Dawn Remake – Our Review and Reflections

Red Dawn Remake – Our Review and Reflections

August 4th, 2012 by

Red Dawn is coming to theaters this Thanksgiving. Read Racebending’s early review of the wince-inducing remake.

Academy Awards 2012:  Putting Blackface in Context

Academy Awards 2012: Putting Blackface in Context

February 27th, 2012 by

Hollywood’s diversity problem was on full display at the 84th Academy Awards. Why blackface still matters.

WB taps Tom Cruise to play Billy Cage–née Keiji Kiriya

WB taps Tom Cruise to play Billy Cage–née Keiji Kiriya

December 1st, 2011 by

Maybe Asian American actors are like poor Keiji Kiriya: doomed to constantly relive missed opportunities.

“Kung Fu” Remake in the Works Again

“Kung Fu” Remake in the Works Again

November 1st, 2011 by

The gears are spinning again for a “Kung Fu” remake. Yes, that Kung Fu, the same television show from the 1970s that rejected Bruce Lee, cast a white actor instead, and infuriated a famous Avatar: The Last Airbender actor… On October 31st Deadline reported that actor Bill Paxton is in negotiations to direct a remake […]

The Woman is Red – The Racebending of Billie Frechette

The Woman is Red – The Racebending of Billie Frechette

October 31st, 2011 by

Racebending.com blogger Gabrial Canada takes a personal look at the racebending of a gangster icon.

Racebending.com’s ComicCon 2011 Panel Video Is Up!

Racebending.com’s ComicCon 2011 Panel Video Is Up!

October 13th, 2011 by

Our video of our 2011 Comic Con panel, “Diversity and Fandom 102” is finally online!

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