Asians Are More Than Terrorists and Samurai

If you love to watch movie trailers, you might have seen the promo for the upcoming film Olympus Has Fallen. The film depicts the story of an American president (Aaron Eckhart) who has been taken hostage by North Korean terrorists, while a former Secret Service agent (Gerard Butler) attempts to rescue him. The trailer is gripping and entertaining for action movie enthusiasts. But after my husband watched it, his first reaction was this: “Yet another movie where Asians are portrayed as the bad g … [Read more...]