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Burden of Representation or a Structural Problem in Hollywood?
Adam Thompson of the great Shadow and Act asks: So here’s the $64,000 question: Isn’t performance, rather than race, the true representation? When a talented actor delivers a masterful performance and creates an indelible character, does it matter if the … Continue reading
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My thoughts on why Mila Kunis is so fascinating to watch and why she’s the only reason I wanna see Black Swan.
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