This is just another problem in a long list of issues Hollywood has with depicting PoC. For those of you who don’t remember the movie No Escape starring Owen Wilson, here’s some reviews to refresh you.
Review: ‘No Escape’ is a suspenseful but borderline racist thriller
‘No Escape’ Reviews: Critics Call Owen Wilson’s Actioner ‘Racist,’ ‘Cliche-Ridden,’ ‘Monotonous’
6 Reasons There’s No Escape From Hollywood Racism
And the Impossible, starring Naomi Watts:
And this is a review of Hollywood’s latest debacle starring Blake Lively. I do notice these types of films seems to star Hollywood’s best second raters.
Yet another white lady in jeopardy: “The Shallows” and Hollywood’s empathy gap
In movies like this, the suffering of local people of color takes a back seat to the plight of Caucasian outsiders