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  • natgeo Video @ladzinski / Waves, played in reverse, rolling under a vibrant sunset on the stunningly beautiful island #Martinique at the foot of Mont Pelée. Mont Pelée is the island’s prominent volcano and last erupted in 1902, destroying Saint-Pierre and killing over 28,000 people in 2 minutes! 🇲🇶

okay but can we talk about the 4 biggest movies this week?

Kong: Skull Island

  • useful female characters who aren’t sexualized
  • no romance subplots
  • diverse cast
  • no racist, sexist, transphobic, or homophobic jokes

Beauty and the Beast

  • a diverse period piece (this almost never happens omg)
  • gay characters and men wearing makeup in a family movie
  • pro-gender equality message
  • did I mention there are GAY CHARACTERS IN A FAMILY MOVIE??

Logan

  • Spanish-speaking POC female lead
  • also she’s a badass
  • also she’s a kid
  • no offensive jokes yet again

Get Out

  • mostly Black cast
  • directly addresses racial issues in a unique way
  • diverse crew (including mixed-race director)

Two unproblematic action movies, a culturally-relevant, political horror movie, and a family movie that isn’t just a bunch of straight white people everywhere.  Am I dreaming?  We still have a long way to go but this is a great start.

BOYCOTT SNATCHED MOVIE

If you didn’t hate Amy Schumer before this, maybe this will make you rethink a little.
Snatched was filmed in my little country, Ecuador (South America). Not many people care or even know about us but we are known for our beautiful Galápagos Islands and beaches, and mountains. Amy Schumer made a movie about HER being kidnapped in one of our cities. This, as you may understand, gives ECUADOR a bad rep. WE LIVE OFF TOURISM. Miss Schumer is already a bad person, and this makes me dislike her more. Please don’t watch this movie. And please come to Ecuador, it’s a beautiful country UPDATE! Pls help me with my fundraiser… http://finchelinthetardis.tumblr.com/post/160813041999/click-here-to-support-help-alina-go-to-college THANK U .

My Island, my beautiful Island, how you’ve been mistreated.

They’ve taken everything from us yet they expect us to be grateful.

Well we say no more. No more corruption. No more stealing. No more injustice.

We will not sit on our hands. We will not be silenced. We are workers. We are students. We are people.

Where is our respect? Where are our rights?

We fight for our country. We fight for our future.THE EDUCATION OF OUR FUTURE GENERATIONS DEPEND ON THIS. ON OUR ACTIONS.

WE WILL BE HEARD. 

HOY NOS LEVANTAMOS, PUERTO RICO.

 HOY VOLVIMOS A SER UN PUEBLO.

NOS QUITARON TANTO QUE TERMINARON QUITANDONOS EL MIEDO.

#PUÑETA

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