Money Monster

 

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Money Monster (2016)

Plot: Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio. (IMDB)

Studio: TriStar

Box Office: $41 million

1. Are there two or more named People of Color? Yes- the control room staff is diverse and a (spoiler) co-conspirator of the 800 million dollar fraud deal ties in a South African subplot connecting the CEO of IBIS to the mine striker’s leader- Mambo

2. Do they talk to each other? No

3. About something other than White people? No

4. Asian Bonus: Is there an Asian character? Yes- the programmer Won Joon responsible for the algorithm is from Seoul in the film.

Passed? NO

Commentary: George dancing with backup hip hop dancers could not save this.

 

Blogger: Ruchi Fruitwala

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