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Afrofuturism: The Beginning of the End for Stereotypical Black People in...

Will the success of Black Pather herald a new age of Afrofuturism in media?
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All Hail the King

What does Marvel's new Black Panther film do for people of color?
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and the Ethics of Black Humor

Though critically and commercially successful, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has concerned some with its brand of black humor.
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Is it O.K. to Watch Louis C.K.?

As more allegations of sexual misconduct among Hollywood elite like Louis C.K. continue to appear, how should we approach their artwork?
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Should History be Kinder to George Patton?

A new documentary argues that General Patton's leadership should be a model for today, requiring a reassessment of the controversial general's legacy.
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Harvey Weinstein and Addressing Hollywood’s Unacceptable Reality

Harvey Weinstein's record of sexual assault reveals an uncomfortable truth about sexual harassment in Hollywood - a truth that must be addressed.
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The Cinematic Populism of Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes has revolutionized how people watch movies - much to the chagrin of the industry's figureheads.
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The Transplant Scenario in Fiction and Film

Fictional representations of organ transplant scenarios offer valuable insights into the real-world practice.
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Lord of the Flies and the Ethics of Genderbending Film Adaptations

William Golding's classic novel will be soon be remade in movie form - only, this time, the people trapped on the island will all be girls.
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Gender Segregation: Empowering or Exclusive?

Does creating women-only spaces help or hurt the advancement of gender equality?