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The joke was on famous Hollywood cinematographer Dick Pope, whose Oscar nomination celebration for Mr. Turner was derailed by a mispronunciation of his name.

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The film industry, which is designed to make dreams manifest on the big screen, has a very limited in scope in matters of race. An even sadder side of the game is exposed when film goers, fans, etc. react when a Black actor or actress takes the role of a traditionally white character.


Quvenzhané Wallis, the 10-year-old actress set to play the protagonist in the updated Annie film, has already proven she has the chops to carry the role. But there are those in so-called post-racial America who clearly aren’t prepared to see a Black girl take over the role traditionally played by a white redhead.

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There has been plenty of chatter surrounding the remake of the classic film Annie starring Quvenzhané Wallis in the lead role after replacing Willow Smith. The first of what will be many trailers to come for the anticipated musical drama debuted last night, starring Wallis, co-star Jamie Foxx and others.


The Onion may have gone a little too far with one of their jokes. They’ve built a brand off satire, but angered many during Sunday’s Oscar’s tweeting spree, in which 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis was called a “c*nt.”