This Week in the Movies: Able-bodied Actors in Disabled Roles and Separating a Movie from its Controversy

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Tish and Juliana talk about what’s new in the movies this week; Brie Larson has been cast as Captain Marvel, people with disabilities are being left out of diversity conversations, and how can you form an opinion about a movie free from outside influence?

Links

Able-bodied Actors and Disability Drag: Why Disabled Roles are Only for Disabled Performers [

Roger Ebert

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What Will It Take for Hollywood to Cast More Actors with Disabilities? [

Boston Magazine

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Doctor Who: Disabled actor cast “To reflect the world we live in!” Praiseworthy or patronising? [

UnrealityTV

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What It Feels Like for a Girl: Mustang Director Deniz Gamze Ergüven on Cinema's Ignorance of the Female Experience [

Tribeca

]

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