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On whitewashing and the death of movie stars

The Great Wall came out in American theaters last weekend, beating industry expectations with a $21.7 million take. It’s a good result of a movie that was primarily met with claims of whitewashing and racism for starring Cambridge-born Matt Damon … Continue reading

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Stop what you’re doing and go see Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla is a monumental achievement in filmmaking. It’s a gleefully atypical disaster film. It’s an inspiring vision of the human spirit. More than anything else, though, it’s Japanese. Manmade and natural disasters On March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by a magnitude … Continue reading

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