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5 times science fiction tackled racism

Here’s my theory: if more Brits were science fiction fans, the vote Leave campaign would never have succeeded. Despite how complex the issue of whether or not to remain in the EU really was, the campaign in the lead-up to ...

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Hollywood’s love affair with whitewashing

In Pan, recently released in cinemas worldwide, Rooney Mara’s casting as the Native American Tiger Lilly has left audiences baffled. Could the studio possibly have chosen a whiter white girl to portray a Native American character? And why would they ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: Short Circuit

Perhaps it is just my age, but the 80s always feel like it was a great time to be a kid. The kids films back then are still enjoyable today with their synth-heavy soundtracks, camp effects, and appealingly sweet and ...

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Blacksad: Graphic novels are for adults

Occasionally I get in a jazz and blues mood. On Thursday I started listening to my collection of women singing the blues, and by Saturday I was deep into Louis Armstrong. So I suppose it was something akin to fate ...

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