Stop Being Mad at Woody Allen for Not Casting Black Actors

August 4, 2014 9:47 PM

22 0

Stop Being Mad at Woody Allen for Not Casting Black Actors

Last week, Woody Allen finally "broke his silence" regarding accusations that he doesn't cast black actors. Why the world felt it necessary to hold the director of "Scoop" and "Cassandra's Dream" accountable for the lack of black stars in cinema is a little beyond me, but I'd like to discuss anyway.

It's not a director's job to celebrate or showcase diversity. It's a director's job to tell their story, which they've presumably worked tirelessly to get onscreen. (Whether Allen works tirelessly on his films anymore is, of course, up for debate.) It's not a director's job to comb through their scr...

Read more

To category page

Loading...