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‘The Farewell’ introduces second-generation American storytelling to Hollywood

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

August 28, 2019

The cultural practice of second-generation Americans is in a forever-fluctuating state, deliberating between an adherence to the customs of their motherland and an assimilation into American lifestyle. As more and more children of immigrants enter the sphere of American adulthood, the dichotomy of co...

Oscars watch 2019: still too white?

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Grace Yang, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2019

The following is a opinion column and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Celebrating its 91st year, the Academy Awards were definitely not #OscarsSoWhite, but historically remarkable. The Academy distributed Awards on an even level, resulting in no dominant winner leaving th...

“Crazy Rich Asians” provides necessary, though limited, platform for Asian-American voices through Hollywood

A still from the film featuring Constance Wu (left) and Sonoya Mizuno (right).

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

September 6, 2018

Based on recent trends and tastes, there seems to be a rising representation of marginalized identities in the American film industry. Marvel’s “Black Panther,” along with its predominantly black cast, became the highest-grossing superhero film of all time in the United States. Pixar’s “Co...

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

March 12, 2018

"Art can change and connect the world," Darla K. Anderson, producer of the Pixar animated film Coco, said. "And this can only be done when we have a place for everyone and anyone who feels like an ‘other’ to be heard." The film industry is generally glorified for its glamour, visually-appealing...

Newcomb Art Museum’s film screening highlights legacy of women directors

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Luo Qi Kong, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017

Hollywood may be an old boys' club, but women directors have historically been artistic experimenters and inventors in the film world. The Newcomb Art Museum's film screening on Oct. 18 at the Freeman Auditorium emphasized that avant-garde cinema has been a space for women to shine, though they may not a...