also, having spoken with both parents about the shitshow that is Lucy, we are all in full agreement that Luc Besson and the writers did absolutely zero research on Taiwan and that the movie is not worth our time or money.
like dad told me: they didn’t realize that Taiwan is one of the safest places in the world, below Sweden?
and the look on mom’s face was laugh-out-loud hilarious.
I hope to hell this movie tanks in Taiwan, if not everywhere.
#why I will never watch lucy#why you shouldn’t support lucy#because fuck luc besson and the creators for depicting my ancrestral homeland as a crime-ridden hellhole#and backdrop for your white heroine#all so she can murder Asian guys and be in the right because of authorial fiat#at least they’re not running the you speak English BS ad anymore#but they should be ashamed for having that scene in the movie#because it’s fucking ridiculous#that’s like being in the US and shooting someone in the head for not speaking Mandarin#except if Lucy shot the guy in the head she would be all over the news for it#because GUN CONTROL IS A THING over in Taiwan#if she’s so goddamn smart and superpowered#why didn’t she realize that she’d draw attention to herself that way#OH WAIT#THIS IS A MOVIE THAT COULDN’T GIVE A FUCK ABOUT EVEN LOOKING AT THE WIKIPEDIA ENTRY ON TAIWAN#clearly my expectations are way too high here (via isanah)
I’m so fucking mad about this movie.
Because when I first heard “ScarJo gets superpowers” it sounded awesome.
But then everything about it was awful and racist and fucked up.
But how many shows can you honestly say includes all these elements:
- Multiple female leads in a female centric show
- Multiple LGBTQ+ characters whose storylines don’t revolve around them being gay/bi/trans
- A lesbian relationship having more screen time than any of the heterosexual relationships
- Multiple poc
- Men being subordinate to women in the workplace
this is the only mass effect mod you should have