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The Magic Negro in Sci-Fi – YouTube

In 2013 Dr. Shawn Smolen-Morton presents “The Magic Negro in Science Fiction Film: District 9 and the Alien Uncle Tom” during a Humanities and Social Sciences Symposium.  It articulates a lot of what is disturbing to me about the Finn character in Star Wars, the Force Awakens. Gender-wise, the Rey character is just as…

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Star Wars, The Force Awakens: A Review From Someone Who Isn’t a Stupid Herdbeast

(Spoiler alert!) I went to see the new Star Wars the day it opened.  I’d hear a lot of hype from both the so-called left and right about how feminist and multicultural the movie was.  Some were praising it.  Some were condemning it.  I wanted to see it for myself.  Here is my impression of…