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One small step for giant panda, one giant leap for female filmmakers. With a worldwide tally of $637.6 million and counting, Kung Fu Panda 2…
This is an old article, and will Yuh will likely not hold her place for long (It may have been passed already, I’m not sure. Frozen would probably surpass it but it was a woman/man co directing team, not just one woman), but I want to talk about this cuz I think its amazing anyway,
THIS WAS HER FIRST. MOVIE.
"Nelson, who was born in South Korea, immigrated to the United States at the age of 4, and grew up in Southern California watching martial-arts movies and drawing perpetually. With Kung Fu Panda 2, Nelson has combined those two interests and guided the result to nearly two-thirds of a billion dollars. That’d be an impressive outcome for any filmmaker, but considering that only seven percent of Hollywood directors are female, her achievement becomes — in the words of Po — pure awesomeness.”
This woman is a badass.
She took an existing, popular movie, and made a sequel many critics and fans consider to be even better than the original. She is a shining star not just for women in movie making, but for ANIMATION in general.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Official 4 Min Preview Trailer (2014) - Marvel Movie HD
So that opening scene is part of the 15 min i saw last october (its way longer too, cause they cut out a lot of the fighting during that sequence) and it freaking blew my mind. i had a really hard time not cheering and ooh’ing in a room of bushiness people.
THEY FUCKING WENT THERE.
This is like ice cold water in your face.
I love it when even white folks have to speak the truth
Even though they gotta do it in a fucking cartoon.
coming onto my blog telling me white people refined spices like mint gum is too spicy for you people shut the fuck up
Oh my god I’ve actually been waiting for you to bring this up!
Americans (or at least the white ones) systematically destroyed the idea of…