How Hollywood is getting POC representation all wrong in a movie where even aliens should be more represented!
Note from – BeyondElo, Hello dear followers. Yes BC.com is back. and here’s the first blog post in one year wrote by my dear co-writer : TK. Lots of love and gossips y’all! I went to see Ghostbusters when it came out, even if I originally hadn’t planned too. I was pleasantly surprised, as it was hilarious – especially the first part. It was also the first time I was introduced to Leslie Jones. (ghostbusters.com) Ghostbusters has been plagued from bad press since way before it came out. First by the “nostalgics” who couldn’t understand the gender-bender remake, threatening to go en masse to Rotten Tomatoes to add bad critics as well as boycotting the movie. Then it was all about Leslie Jones… Why was she the only member of the group who is not a scientist, but a “street-smart” POC character? Fast forward to a few weeks ago, when Leslie got public, saying that no designer came forward to dress her for the premiere. Enters Christian Siriano, who came to the rescue, and I have to say that she …
“George Clooney is to Hollywood what Uncle Sam is to America.” Vulture
The Angelina Effect You’ve read the story. It was on 14th of May. On a friday morning, Angelina Jolie published a piece in the New York Times about her decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy. It was touching of course. How could it not be ?