From the New York Times’ review of Peppermint, a sort of Liam Neeson’s Taken for Ben Affleck’s ex-wife Jennifer Garner:
By Aisha Harris
Sept. 6, 2018
… Unfortunately, the film plays dangerously into violent Latino stereotypes. One blood bath takes place in a piñata warehouse, where Riley mows down Diego’s unsuspecting gang one by one, to the tune of a heavy metal song with Spanish lyrics. All of the dead appear to be Latinos (save for a couple of Korean mob allies), but she leaves the sole white guy working there alive in order to interrogate him. The moment says a lot about the way Hollywood continuously villainizes people of color and values certain lives over others.
What kind of message is Hollywood sending by leaving a white guy alive?
Leave No White Man Alive.
And from Reuters today:
SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 / 2:51 PM / UPDATED 3 HOURS AGO