Elvis and the Non-Existent Cultural Appropriation Debate

There is no way that Baz Luhrmann could make Elvis and not get criticism for issues relating to race. If he includes B.B. King and Little Richard in his film, he will get accused of only paying lip-service to them. He’ll be accused of making a white savior film (a poorly employed catch-all for films that critics don’t like). If Luhrmann makes a film that shows Elvis grovelling to his Black…

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Orrin Konheim

Orrin Konheim

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