Posts By: Christine Kim

Star Wars 7: The Issue of Racial Diversity and Why It Shouldn’t Come Between You and Your Appreciation For the Film

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer (Official)

This time around, J. J. Adams has cast notable non-white actors and actresses for the Star Wars 7 film, including John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, and Oscar Isaac. This is a noteworthy achievement for the promotion of colour blind casting auditions. Additionally, it is a step in the right direction towards the goal of making racially diverse casts the norm and not the anomaly in Hollywood. However, with change, always comes some level of resistance. For Star Wars 7, it came in the form of a trending hashtag on Twitter.

Schema Recaps Fresh Off the Boat | Season 2 Episode 8 | “Huangsgiving”

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The Huang’s celebrate American Thanksgiving. Jessica is ecstatic for the celebration because for the first time, her mother has agreed that Jessica should host the annual family get-together in Orlando and not in DC, where Jessica’s sister, Connie, lives. Determined to outdo her sister and throw the best Thanksgiving her mom has ever seen, Jessica pulls out all the stops. Home-made cranberry sauce. Special individual Cornish hens. Oscar Chow. Unfortunately, things end up taking a turn for the worst.

Schema Recaps Fresh Off the Boat | Season 2 Episode 7 | “The Big 1-2”

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It’s Eddie Huang’s birthday! On this episode, Eddie turns 12 and boy is he excited to celebrate the big day… with his friends. This last minor detail isn’t so minor when both his parents are shocked to hear Eddie wants to celebrate the day by simply hanging out with his friends at the mall. Louis and Jessica were expecting to throw a house party and to investigate this odd change of heart, the two go to investigate.

What I Learned From Following the Federal Election Campaigns

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This was the first year I made up my mind to vote and I mean I really made up my mind. I was determined to make an informed political choice on October 19. From Day 1, when the election campaigning officially began, to Day 78, I was following each major political party’s progress like a bloodhound.

Review of Avengers: Age of Ultron (Or As I Would Like To Call The Movie, Avengers: Age of Frustration)

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The Avengers did quite well for themselves their opening weekend at the box office. The movie grossed $187.6 million which makes it the second highest grossing blockbuster film domestically of all time. The movie definitely had all the right ingredients: big name actors, a large budget, and a wide fan base after the first movie. Even so, the movie miserably failed at creating an entertaining and sensible plot. Disclaimer: Spoilers ahead!