Monday, January 24, 2022

A common tale these days

… How Licorice Pizza Got Caught Up in the Culture Wars - The Atlantic. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… some viewers have reacted negatively to the movie’s instances of coarsely accented Asian English, leading critics on social media and at least one Asian American cultural organization to argue that audiences and prize juries should boycott it. The Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) announced that to shower Licorice Pizza “with nominations and awards would normalize more egregious mocking of Asians in this country.”

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