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Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

By Ryan Quan, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Whitewashing has been and continues to be a practice in the film industry that is heavily criticized and disputed, and racial representation is an issue that plagues both independent and blockbuster films alike.

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ is a new kind of superhero

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ is a new kind of superhero

By Cece Charendoff, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Marvel steps away from the quintessential heroes of "The Avengers" in the grim Netflix incarnation of "Jessica Jones."

Marvel’s diversity revolution

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Misc.

Marvel takes steps towards a more diverse cast of characters.

[GALLERY] Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield in Union Square

[GALLERY] Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield in Union Square

April 17, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks

We spotted Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield on the set of the Amazing Spiderman 2 tonight in Union Square. Here are a few snapshots from staff photographer, William Martin. Click for more photos.