This is probably the 1000th post about this topic that has appeared on the internet. I have big issues with what Pixar, a branch of Disney has done with Tiana, our favorite and only Black Princess. Colorism and whitewashing is always a controversial topic because so many people feel offended on both sides. Colorism in itself is a conversation a lot of people are not ready to have because they don’t want to face the reality and the history that makes up our media and society today.
A few weeks ago, I attended a class on Stop-Motion Animation. Stop Motion animation is a technique used to bring objects to life on screen. Examples of Stop-Motion are claymation, objects and cutout animation.
I can’t express how tired I am of seeing black death on my screens. I can’t seem to escape seeing a video of someone killing a Black Person, it’s even shown on the news on replay every hour. I am a Childish Gambino fan and I have to say this music video was disappointing to watch. I listened to the song before watching the video and I liked the song before the video but now I can’t stand to hear it. If you’re on the internet you will end up watching it because everyone is sharing the video, screenshots, memes and think pieces breaking down every meaning of the video. I wonder if it still okay to mention the triggers this video may contain for some people even though it has well over 72 Million views which means there’s a chance you saw the video already and was introduced to the chaotic scenes of death, massacre, suicide and chaos all while black people dance in the foreground.
It’s been a week since Anime NYC ended, as you can see, I am a little bit behind schedule in terms of my Con related posts. I just started a new job, and I’m starting to re-adjust to the workload. But the rest of my posts will drop this week. So be on the lookout.
In the battle of subs vs dubs, subtitled anime was the best way to go. From issues with censorship to lacking voice actors and bad translations. Dubs had it all. Bad lip sync to confusing plot changes that go against canon guidelines.
While the licensing companies have gotten a lot better over the years. Most fans still prefer subtitled anime. Continue reading →
I’m scanning through my YouTube subscription timeline. Which consists mostly of music. Music videos, interviews, commentary and etc. Too my surprise, I come across this video by Black Critic Guy titled: DORA THE EXPLORER LIVE ACTION FILM!?!? IS THIS A JOKE!? Unfortunately, it checks out.