Hollywood Does Not Have a Racial Problem, Its an Economic One

HOLLYWOOD – Jada Pinkett-Smith and Spike Lee Oscar boycott is short sighted and misguided.

Hollywood does not have a racism problem. They have an economic one. Studio’s are run by Harvard business grads that have bought into the franchise and have turned their back on creativity.  Everything is mathematical. They don’t make great movies because they are great. They make movies that can be franchised and sell toys.

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At some point they have to move money that has been accounted for superhero films and make meaningful cinema with it. Westerns had its time. Sci-Fi had its time. Eventfully there will be a new paradigm, and they will have to change it.

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They should be producing something new, and something creative. The problem is that Hollywood economic model is too conservative. Not there casting. They are so focused on the bottomline, risked adversed and it will get them. Racism in Hollywood is not a problem. Economic penny pinching that has forced racism as a perception.

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