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Rami Malek's Emmy victory is deeply important and marks a milestone moment for Arab or Egyptian Americans in Hollywood
Rami Malek's Emmy victory is deeply important and marks a milestone moment for Arab or Egyptian Americans in Hollywood
Narrow conceptions and caricatures of Arab identity are deeply rooted in Hollywood. The hijacker and the terrorist, the opulently wealthy oil...
Uranium, Israel, Pinocchio and Top Gun, and what they have to do with Ghostbusters
Uranium, Israel, Pinocchio and Top Gun, and what they have to do with Ghostbusters
In Carlo Collodi’s 1883 story The Adventures of Pinocchio, the eponymous puppet who hopes to become a real boy is led from the path of...
Representivity a sham in Hollywood
Representivity a sham in Hollywood
As the #OscarsSoWhite protest reaches its climax in advance of the Academy awards, a wide-ranging academic study suggests that the problem in...
Hollywood must get real about Africa
Hollywood must get real about Africa
For Halloween, Beyoncé and Jay-Z dressed up as Prince Akeem and Queen Aoleon, characters out of the 1988 hit comedy movie, Coming to America, which...
Race matters: Hollywood's out of touch with audiences, says report
Race matters: Hollywood's out of touch with audiences, says report
Diversity in casting is said to be “at its peak”. Industry publications, such as Deadline Hollywood,
New blog spotlights blatant sexism in Hollywood
New blog spotlights blatant sexism in Hollywood
Nicole Kassell first heard about the Tumblr blog Shit People Say to...
Veteran actors on being nominated for an Oscar
Veteran actors on being nominated for an Oscar
As the nominees for this year's Oscars gathered at a luncheon in Beverly Hills on Monday, industry veterans took the opportunity to reminisce on...
Richard Attenborough dies aged 90
Richard Attenborough dies aged 90
British actor and film director Lord Attenborough died on Sunday just days before his 91st birthday, the BBC reported, citing his son.
Satirical onanism from the palest of males
Satirical onanism from the palest of males
STRAIGHT WHITE MALE by John Niven (384pp, William Heinemann)
Did Jewish studio bosses bow to Nazi wishes?
Did Jewish studio bosses bow to Nazi wishes?
The author of a controversial book causing a stir in Hollywood for exposing collaboration between the major studios and Nazi Germany in the...
How Hollywood softened us up for NSA surveillance
How Hollywood softened us up for NSA surveillance
Last week's NSA leaks scandal had a scary side-story: a poll found that many...
Filmmakers must wise up to reality
Filmmakers must wise up to reality
Although I was not mentioned directly by name in Roger Young’s article “A car chase too far: What SA film...

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