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Remember when they came out with a Dragonball movie and cast an unknown 20-year-old white guy as Goku? Now THAT was some bullsh!t, and I don’t even like Dragonball. Their biggest star was Chow Yun Fat and they had him playing Master Roshi. wtf is that?
Or that movie “21,” about the MIT prof and his college kids who did some “card counting” technique and won millions of dollars in casinos?
It was based on a true story, and in real life every one of those college kids were Asian, most of them Chinese. The professor himself was also Chinese.
In the film they cast Kevin Spacey as the professor, made most of the kids white, and for good “authenticity” included 2 Korean actors in small supporting roles. Because Koreans are totally Chinese.
Also @ Enigmatic: You’re wrong… They always have a token black guy nowadays .
@Enig. Is that why The Wire was highly rated? I remember reading a stat that said over 60% of Baltimore’s population is black. When i watch that show it seems the majority of the cast is black. The show felt real. (Note: I am from New Zealand, so my knowledge is limited).
@O – yea sometimes things don’t post it’s annoying
@Teddy – I hear what you saying that movie ’21′ has to be real
@Enig – yea thats some ill sh*t
@ blakos: The Wire had poor ratings (ie. low number of viewers) and was consistently overlooked by major awards (ie. The Golden Globes and the Emmys). One of the reasons was definitely because the majority of the cast was black. If it’d aired on a basic cable network like CBS instead of HBO, it definitely would have been cancelled.
But luckily the critics loved it and HBO usually values that more than the # of viewers, because they have paid subscribers anyway and don’t rely on ad revenue.
Which is good, because Wire Lovers know it’s the best show ever made!
Again…the movie is not about stereotypes since it’s based on the book by the real life teacher that Michelle Pfeiffer played. Do people just read the article and then skip down to the comments without reading what others have wrote? If you had then you’d see KobesBESTfriend already pointed it out. I’m sure in 10 comments someone else will say how racist Hollywood is because of Dangerous Minds
Ye by highly rated i meant critics. Definitely the best show ever. Sopranos up there for me too
High school high was fantastic. Aren’t movies always a 100 percent accurate portrayl of reality?
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