#RyanPotterForTimDrake Represents The Unrealized Hopes of #AAIronFist
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#RyanPotterForTimDrake Represents The Unrealized Hopes of #AAIronFist

Greetings, lover of the Zoo. If you’re like me (and the recent contents of this site), you’ve been tryna strike a balance between oh-so-serious news and lighter, pop culture updates. And because the Twitter Gods™ love me, someone out there heard my cry and suddenly #RyanPotterForTimDrake came into existence: #RyanPotterForTimDrake because the DCEU needs Robin … Continue reading

Zendaya’s Casting as Mary Jane Watson Proves It’s Never Just About “Canon”
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Zendaya’s Casting as Mary Jane Watson Proves It’s Never Just About “Canon”

So this past weekend, I spent all my time collecting a bunch of Chet™ tears as well as the tears of his nerdy cousin Doug™. Why was I doing this? Well, here’s the thing: Ya girl Mary Jane Watson…is now Black. That’s right. Marvel recently announced that Zendaya Coleman is going to be playing the … Continue reading

Bigots Buy Tickets Too: On Why Hollywood Continues To Whitewash Films
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Bigots Buy Tickets Too: On Why Hollywood Continues To Whitewash Films

(previously published on nerdhenshinlovegogo.wordpress.com by Howard Tyrone Smith II) In case you haven’t seen it, the trailer for the upcoming film Stonewall has debuted. The film chronicles the story of famous New York riot at a secret gay bar that ran afoul of the law due to the lack of social progression for LGBTGIA+ people. However, … Continue reading

Hollywood Fail: Why Does Hollywood Keep Failing The Anime/Manga Genre?
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Hollywood Fail: Why Does Hollywood Keep Failing The Anime/Manga Genre?

What do I mean by fail? Hollywood Anime/manga adaptation films have failed miserably at the box office, for a very, very long time. Among other things, casting, marketing, direction and authenticity, seem to be the tipping point between success and failure. How are the fans receiving the trailers? Are we marketing well? Is the direction … Continue reading