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Benedict Wong as Wong

Diversity Aboveground: Marvel’s Diversity Improving?

Diversity Aboveground: Marvel’s Diversity Improving?

Marvel Studios has taken a lot of criticism that seems to increase with every year. It’s 2016 and still no Black Widow solo film. Doctor Strange, despite the box office numbers, did have boycotts. Black Panther is still 16 months away. Captain Marvel won’t premiere until over a year after that. Characters in the LGBTQUIA+

Diversity Aboveground: Asians Ignored

Asians haven’t had it easy in Hollywood. For most of American film’s existence, East Asian characters have been portrayed by Caucasians in yellowface and/or consistently the villain or man servant. Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong complained in a 1933 interview, “Why is it that the screen Chinese is nearly always the villain of the piece,

Erin, Jillian, Abby and Patty

Diversity Aboveground: New Ghostbusters Info

Now that more has been released about the new Ghostbusters film, is it still about female empowerment? Erin Gilbert (Kristin Wiig) has a doctorate in Particle Physics, specializing in spectral entities. This alone is pretty awesome. Females with Ph.Ds are pretty rare in film as it is and she’s applying it throughout the film’s plot

FEATURE: Ten More Supervillain-Led Comic Book Movies That Should Happen

Normally, comic book movies feature the heroes as the protagonists. However, that’s about to change with this summer’s Suicide Squad, the first major CBM to be told from the villains’ perspective. Antagonists such as Deadshot, Harley Quinn and The Joker headline this movie, with writer-director David Ayer proclaiming that it’s time for “Bad vs. Evil.”

FEATURE: Eight SPIDER-MAN Spin-Off Movies That Should Be Made

Sony Pictures attempted to expand the Spider-Man universe with 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which set up a planned Sinister Six spin-off film. Movies starring Venom and an unknown female hero were also in the works. However, these plans were pretty much scrapped when Amazing Spider-Man 2 underperformed, and a new iteration of Peter Parker

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