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Media Watch: Black Actress Update – Has Hollywood Been Good to Them Lately?

Last post of the year. So, Happy New Year. Have a prosperous 2013, and many more. Let’s get down to business. I’ve compiled all the shows that I noticed have black women (two black parents or not) as main characters or otherwise. Always feel free to add shows / movies I may have missed … […]

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Black Women and Asian Men: K-Pop Video with Jay Park Makes History

Sorta continuing the BW / AM theme… The following link is an article from oneasianworld.com: Mauika Hicks makes K-Pop history by being the love interest and lead dancer for Jay Park (he’s American of Korean descent). Some excerpts – the rest you’ll have to read at their site. It’s quite an informative interview. Paulette: How does […]

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Media Watch: Black Women and The Blind Side

I sorta liked this movie. Yet, I was also disturbed by it. I happen to like Sandra Bullock, even though her taste in men is dreadful. 🙂 So my criticism is of the film itself, and not her as an actress. Also, I’ve learned not to expect anything meaningful from Hollywood, especially with movies including […]

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Black Actress Update: Hollywood’s Shrinking Box Office

I know if I made money the way Hollywood did, I’d be ecstatic. Especially when you have the most creative accountants in the world who can turn billions earned into “losses”. All legally, of course. That’s what you get for having the US Congress in your back pocket. I expect when their earnings decline even […]

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Media Watch: Korean Dramas – How the Media Creates or Changes Perceptions

Language Skills I started watching these shows, since Hulu added this category. What’s interesting to me, is that I’m beginning to understand what the characters are saying in Korean. Words are floating around in my head, because they’re repeated so often. I can read a few words in some languages, but I’ve never picked up […]

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Hollywood’s Obsession with Nazis

Missing Pieces of the Puzzle One of the first scenes in X:Men First Class is devoted to a concentration camp … and Nazis. I turned to my friend, asking, “Why?” She said, “They are the obvious bad guys.” When we saw Shutter Island, I wondered. “What do the Nazis have to do with DiCaprio‘s character […]

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