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21641Re: [mythsoc] Are Hobbits white?

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  • Darrell A. Martin
    Dec 8, 2010
      On 12/7/2010 7:38 PM, Alana Abbott wrote:

      > Where characters are not clearly described, I'd love it if Hollywood would
      > choose to err on the side of diversity (as appropriate to the time and
      > place, of course!), though I don't see that happening much in the film
      > industry. I'd also prefer it if ethnicities that were represented were
      > not only represented as villains (as I thought to be the case in
      > Jackson's /Return of the King/).
      > -Alana


      Two questions:

      -- Why would you love it if Hollywood erred on the side of diversity?

      -- What do you think when, in an author's original, the "ethnicities
      that are represented" *are* all villains?

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