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White Savior The Movie Trailer: Seth Meyers and Amber Ruffin Skewer a Bad Trope

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Amber Ruffin stars as a black woman who is very talented at math and music, much to the surprise of a white man played by Seth Meyers. Movies that purport to be uplifting stories about overcoming racism, but that largely ignore the systemic roadblocks that prevent people of color from advancing or standing up for themselves. Much like previous spoofs like , , and , the Late Night team has put together a very funny pre-recorded bit that zeroes in on a particular subject. Their isn't racism in the movie. All in favor of painting a simple solution—one usually facilitated by a white hero. He's a degenerate gambler when they meet him. You know those rows of fake building facades with nothing behind them that you see on a movie set, like for an old Western? Also, John Candy isn't hateful towards Jamaicans or unaware of their situations.

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Amber Ruffin (and Seth Meyers) solve racism in the trailer for Oscar bait, White Savior

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They actually did need someone to teach them and help them. The Jamaicans literally knew nothing about bobsledding in the movie. So as a result of that, none of the quality of nuances of the character came through and it fell on a very myopic, negative stereotype that should no longer exist. Written by Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel, White Savior: The Movie stars Ruffin and Meyers and really nails the titular trope that is prevalent in a lot of backwards-looking films. The team helps him as much as he helps them.

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White Saviour: The Movie (Late Night with Seth Meyers) : television

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Writers Allison Hord and John Lutz also have important r ôles in this hilarious send-up. There is one person on the island that does. Well, this trick is not just for Hollywood anymore. But it also digs at something really bothersome about the movies its calling out and props to Ruffin and Hagel for going there and naming names. . They're, of course, carefully shot from a limited range of angles during film production to disguise the fact that these places are all hat and no cattle.

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Amber Ruffin (and Seth Meyers) solve racism in the trailer for Oscar bait, White Savior

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