I hate when people ask what im doing tomorrow I dont even know what Im doing right now stop doing this to me
and just try getting any decent latin@ films streaming from netflix—they know we’re willing to pay, mm.
damn. this is so true, this is like, very much a huge pasttime in our family despite the lack of representation. i was excited just to take my great uncle benji to see After Earth and he was so happy to see little white centrality. his eyes lit up with intrigue the whole time, it was wonderful.
These statistics are very important:
Across the 100 top-grossing films of 2012, Latinos (who constitute 17 percent of the U.S.) are the most underrepresented group, with only 4.2 percent of speaking roles, according to the study.
And yet Latinos, on average, attended 9.5 movies in 2012, more than Asian (6.5 movies), African-American (6.3) and white audiences (6.1), according toNielson’s market research. In terms ofmovie tickets sold in 2012, whites (78 percent of the U.S.) bought 56 percent of them, and Latinos (17 percent of the U.S.) bought 26
Note that Latinos, Asians, and African Americans go to the movies more often than white folks, even though we are less likely to be featured in those movies…