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    (8), has been made about the lack of diversity in their films. The problem, known as whitewashing, is being called out more and demanding a transition of the industry. Whitewashing takes away opportunities from minorities, misrepresents minorities, and ignores that diversity sells. Roles made for characters of color are hard to come by so when they are erased from scripts, and replaced with white actors, it enforces the idea that minorities aren’t relatable to the common people. With shows such as Empire or Jane the Virgin, they have proved that this belief if untrue. Instead of true diversity, white actors are cast as people of color, taking on either blackface or yellow face. (2) For example, back in the nineteen thirties Charlie Chan, from Charlie Chan at the Opera, was played by Warner Oland, who is not chinese, but caucasian. Another example, from a movie more recent was Angelina Jolie playing a black woman in the movie A Mighty Heart. Instead of casting a black woman, they painted her skin and gave her a wig. ”But the effort to make her physically resemble Pearl, right down to afro-ising her hair, feels at best unfortunate” (3). And that’s true. Why go through all of the effort and spend money on makeup, when you could find a woman of color? This leads to another example, the best example of whitewashing, the movie Gods of Egypt. As TimeOut magazine said, “The ultimate takeaway is that if you can’t finance a $140 million epic about ancient Egypt with racially…

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    Progress Report 1-March 5, 1965, I told Charlie to write down what he thinks about and everything that happens to him from now on. I told him it was important to write that stuff down so we can figure out if can we use him. He seems like he’s willing to learn no matter what it takes. I check his progress reports every two weeks he seems to be getting better at spelling and punctuation. Miss. Kinnian began to tell me that Charlie her best student, she says he works hard and he’s determined to…

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    The past plays a vital role in one’s development by forming a person’s identity in society. Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes shows how the protagonist, Charlie Gordon, tries to change the way he is viewed in society. Through a surgery, Charlie Gordon had been transformed from being mentally incapacitated to an individual that has a highly developed, profound mind. His intelligence gives Charlie the ability to be aware of the world by seeing concepts in new ways. When Charlie first starts to…

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    Thinking Skills Paper 2 1. a) (i) One factor that reduces the reliability of Jane’s report in the daily log is that she makes the assumption that the reason Charlie is uncooperative is because she does not let him eat chips. (ii) One factor that reduces the reliability of Alan’s report in the daily log is that when Alan was taking care of Charlie, he might have still been feeling the effects of the sedative that was given the day before. b) Source C shows that Jane had warned Charlie about…

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    shows how the protagonist, Charlie Gordon, tries to change the way he is viewed in society from a mentally incapacitated individual to having a highly developed, profound mind. Give more background: An example of this is revealed after he speaks to Alice Kinnian and feels slightly rejected and says: “One of the things that confuses me is never really knowing when something comes up from my past, (…) I’m like a man who’s been half-asleep all his life, trying to find out what he was like before…

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    Charlie Gordon is 37-years-old and mentally challenged. He writes daily progress reports about everything that has happened to him. “Mr. Strauss says I [should] [write] down what I think and [everything] that [happens] to me from now on,” as Charlie states in progress report 1- March 5,1965. As Charlie’s intelligence increases since he had the operation, the progress that he has made in his writing and perspectives on things is very clear. In progress report 2- March 6 Charlie goes into take an…

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    how self-actualization can be achieved through criticizing the imperfections of a society. This can be seen in Sonny Liew’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, and in the movie Robert Crumb, in which the use of unique main characters, important issues presented by the setting, and metaphors criticizing those issues all illustrate how questioning societal values can lead to self-actualization. Charlie Chan and Robert Crumb are two characters, similar because of their uniquity, who showcase…

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    Everyone loves a good robot fight, and that is exactly what Director Neil Blomkamp had in mind when he brought Grant Hulley on to stunt coordinate Chappie. Set in South Africa, the film takes place in the future where crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. Chappie, a robot, gets stolen and reprogrammed. The result is a robot who can think and feel for himself. You have now worked with Director Neill Blomkamp twice. What is it like working with him? Does he have any…

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    Fast and Furious 7 VS Mission Impossible - Rouge Nation While it’s been three months since the release of Fast and Furious 7, action thriller fans were excited for the opening of Mission Impossible - Rouge Nation this weekend. There’s no doubt that both franchises have different plots, but other similarities between the two movies are very obvious. The fight scenes action and weapons, the fast cars chasing and crashing with other cars, advanced technology, and the stunts are the most…

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    If there is one essential element to contribute a strong performance on stage, the relationship with scene partners will be my primary concern. With all the advises from different professors, I am always instructed to put my scene partner as the priority in any circumstances. The philosophy of this technique provokes the basic practice in human relationship. One does not hold the authority unless the others allow you to, it is like a king will not be a king unless the community allows you to do…

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