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25th Jul '17 11:41:06 AM RomanBowler
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** Many Nigerian fans are pleasantly surprised that Doomfist has actual traces of Nigerian culture rather than simply being a stereotypical African warlord character with a mish-mash of African representation. He is a descendant of the Yoruba people, an ethnic group who are from Nigeria, two martial arts practice he knows, Dambe and Gidigbo, can be traced from Nigeria with the latter even coming from the Yoruba people, and even two of his Legendary Skins, Avatar and Spirits, are based on the orishas, spirits that are a part of the Yoruba's religion with even each of the costumes color schemes has something to do with the orishas. These, along with the fact that he's intelligent and charismatic, show that Blizzard took good care to research Nigerian culture in order to incorporate them into Doomfist, which many Nigerian fans can appreciate.

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** Many Nigerian fans are pleasantly surprised that Doomfist has actual traces of Nigerian culture rather than simply being a stereotypical African warlord character with a mish-mash of African representation. He is a descendant of the Yoruba people, an ethnic group who are from Nigeria, Nigeria; two martial arts practice he knows, Dambe and Gidigbo, can be traced from Nigeria with the latter even coming from the Yoruba people, people; and even two of his Legendary Skins, Avatar and Spirits, are based on the orishas, spirits that are a part of the Yoruba's religion with even each of the costumes color schemes has something to do with the orishas. These, along with the fact that he's intelligent and intelligent, charismatic, and badass show that Blizzard took good care to research Nigerian culture in order to incorporate them into Doomfist, which many Nigerian fans can appreciate.
25th Jul '17 11:14:22 AM MyFinalEdits
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** ''{{WesternAnimation/Moana}}'' has lots of fans in Hawaii and Polynesian countries like New Zealand. Much like ''Brave'', it helped that many cast members had Polynesian ancestry -- Wrestling/DwayneJohnson is of Samoan descent, Jemaine Clement's mother was Maori, and Auli'i Cravalho (in her breakthrough role as Moana) is Hawaiian. That isn't to say the film doesn't have its critics. One complaint was Maui's portrayal as [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/BigFun a fat Polynesian]] -- a New Zealand author compared him unfavorably to ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}}''.

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** ''{{WesternAnimation/Moana}}'' has lots of fans in Hawaii and Polynesian countries like New Zealand. Much like ''Brave'', it helped that many cast members had Polynesian ancestry -- Wrestling/DwayneJohnson is of Samoan descent, Jemaine Clement's mother was Maori, and Auli'i Cravalho (in her breakthrough role as Moana) is Hawaiian. That isn't to say the film doesn't have its critics. One complaint was Maui's portrayal as [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/BigFun [[BigFun a fat Polynesian]] -- a New Zealand author compared him unfavorably to ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}}''.



* Many rock fans and rock stars [[LoveItOrHateIt either really love or really dislike]] ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap'' for being a close-to-the-bone AffectionateParody of rock excess and culture, especially as the "Spinal Tap" analogy has become synonymous with such behavior and art. Some of that may have to do with how deeply involved with their own excesses they were at the time they viewed the movie; Steven Tyler of Music/{{Aerosmith}}, fueled by drug-induced paranoia, allegedly thought the movie was specifically mirroring the Aerosmith story and hated the movie as a result. Ozzy Osbourne ''genuinely thought'' the film was a documentary since the various comedic mishaps were so true to life that he didn't understand they were actually jokes. For example, the idea of turning something UpToEleven has become a staple of the rock attitude, even though the movie itself thoroughly lambasts the concept.
** The long sequence in which the band cannot find the stage and ends up wandering around the bowels of the venue until a janitor gives them directions is apparently TruthInTelevision for anyone who has been on the right sized tour.

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* Many rock fans and rock stars [[LoveItOrHateIt either really love or really dislike]] ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap'' for being a close-to-the-bone AffectionateParody of rock excess and culture, especially as the "Spinal Tap" analogy has become synonymous with such behavior and art. Some of that may have to do with how deeply involved with their own excesses they were at the time they viewed the movie; Steven Tyler of Music/{{Aerosmith}}, fueled by drug-induced paranoia, allegedly thought the movie was specifically mirroring the Aerosmith story and hated the movie as a result. Ozzy Osbourne ''genuinely thought'' the film was a documentary since the various comedic mishaps were so true to life that he didn't understand they were actually jokes. For example, the idea of turning something UpToEleven has become a staple of the rock attitude, even though the movie itself thoroughly lambasts the concept.
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concept. The long sequence in which the band cannot find the stage and ends up wandering around the bowels of the venue until a janitor gives them directions is apparently TruthInTelevision for anyone who has been on the right sized tour.



* In spite of being yet another one of countless American works that tend to focus on the [[UsefulNotes/NaziGermany Nazi era]] when it comes to [[AllGermansAreNazis featuring Germany and/or Germans]], ''Series/HogansHeroes'' did nevertheless become popular in Germany, due to massive {{Woolseyism}} in its treatment of the German characters, giving them [[GermanDialects different regional accents]] and adding various other cultural references which were played for comedy. For instance, more northern germans thought Sergeant Schultz, a caricature of Bavarians, was funny, while likewise, more southern Germans were entertained by a similarly Prussian caricature of Colonel Klink.

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* ''Series/HogansHeroes'':
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In spite of being yet another one of countless American works that tend to focus on the [[UsefulNotes/NaziGermany Nazi era]] when it comes to [[AllGermansAreNazis featuring Germany and/or Germans]], ''Series/HogansHeroes'' the series did nevertheless become popular in Germany, due to massive {{Woolseyism}} in its treatment of the German characters, giving them [[GermanDialects different regional accents]] and adding various other cultural references which were played for comedy. For instance, more northern germans thought Sergeant Schultz, a caricature of Bavarians, was funny, while likewise, more southern Germans were entertained by a similarly Prussian caricature of Colonel Klink.
24th Jul '17 10:47:51 PM Gamermaster
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* Funny Valentine, the main villain of the seventh arc of ''JojosBizarreAdventure'', Steel Ball Run, happens to be the President of the United States. He has sympathetic ideals ([[WellIntentionedExtremist but he goes on a rather extremist way of making them happen]]), genuinely cares for his country and has a quirky personality, which has caused him to become popular among Americans.

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* Funny Valentine, the main villain of the seventh arc of ''JojosBizarreAdventure'', ''JoJosBizarreAdventure'', Steel Ball Run, happens to be the President of the United States. He has sympathetic ideals ([[WellIntentionedExtremist but he goes on a rather extremist way of making them happen]]), genuinely cares for his country and has a quirky personality, which has caused him to become popular among Americans.
23rd Jul '17 12:34:49 PM DouglasFir
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* Lisa Lampanelli, known for making fun of all kind of [[RaceTropes racial stereotypes]], said that she started to making jokes about the disabled after a guy in a wheelchair asked to do it.

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* Lisa Lampanelli, known for making fun of all kind kinds of [[RaceTropes racial stereotypes]], said that she started to making jokes about the disabled after a guy in a wheelchair asked to do it.



** ''{{WesternAnimation/Moana}}'' has lots of fans in Hawaii and Polynesian countries like New Zealand. Much like Brave, it helped that many cast members had Polynesian ancestry -- Wrestling/DwayneJohnson is of Samoan descent, Jemaine Clement's mother was Maori, and Auli'i Cravalho (in her breakthrough role as Moana) is Hawaiian. That isn't to say the film doesn't have its critics. One complaint was Maui's portrayal as [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/BigFun a fat Polynesian]] -- a New Zealand author compared him unfavorably to ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}}''.

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** ''{{WesternAnimation/Moana}}'' has lots of fans in Hawaii and Polynesian countries like New Zealand. Much like Brave, ''Brave'', it helped that many cast members had Polynesian ancestry -- Wrestling/DwayneJohnson is of Samoan descent, Jemaine Clement's mother was Maori, and Auli'i Cravalho (in her breakthrough role as Moana) is Hawaiian. That isn't to say the film doesn't have its critics. One complaint was Maui's portrayal as [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/BigFun a fat Polynesian]] -- a New Zealand author compared him unfavorably to ''{{WesternAnimation/Shrek}}''.
23rd Jul '17 11:47:53 AM RomanBowler
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** Many Nigerian fans are pleasantly surprised that Doomfist has actual traces of Nigerian culture rather than simply being a stereotypical African warlord character with a mish-mash of African representation. He is a descendant of the Yoruba people, an ethnic group who are from Nigeria, two martial arts practice he knows, Dambe and Gidigbo, can be traced from Nigeria with the latter even coming from the Yoruba people, and even two of his Legendary Skins, Avatar and Spirits, are based on the orishas, spirits that are a part of the Yoruba's religion with even each of the costumes color schemes has something to do with the orishas. These, along with the fact that he's intelligent and charismatic, show that Blizzard took good care to research Nigerian culture in order to incorporate them into Doomfist, which many Nigerian fans can appreciate.
22nd Jul '17 9:19:03 PM RomanBowler
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21st Jul '17 6:23:25 PM Morgenthaler
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** It's the same case for Niles in ''Series/TheNanny'', who more or less has the same role as Geoffrey (though Niles steps it up by being a ManipulativeBastard who plays everyone in the Sheffield house like a Stradivarius). Amusingly, Niles' actor, Daniel Davis, isn't actually British, but an Arkansan. Even more amusing is that his portrayal of Niles was so spot on that British fans reportedly wrote Sheffield's actor, Charles Shaughnessy ([[RealityIsUnrealistic who IS a native Brit]]), imploring him to take voice lessons from Davis.
** For another British character that's much loved across the pond, look no further than Jonathan Quayle Higgins III from ''Series/MagnumPI''. Not only is he an effective foil toward Magnum, as well as T.C. and Rick, Higgins is also a worldly man that has served His/Her Majesty's interests on and off the battlefront since World War II (such that a running gag in the series is him going off on one of his adventure stories), and more or less plays an older, more sagely [[TheSmartGuy Smart Guy]] among the main group. And like Niles, Higgins' actor, John Hillerman, is ''not'' British, instead hailing from Texas.

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** * It's the same case for Niles in ''Series/TheNanny'', who more or less has the same role as Geoffrey (though Niles steps it up by being a ManipulativeBastard who plays everyone in the Sheffield house like a Stradivarius). Amusingly, Niles' actor, Daniel Davis, isn't actually British, but an Arkansan. Even more amusing is that his portrayal of Niles was so spot on that British fans reportedly wrote Sheffield's actor, Charles Shaughnessy ([[RealityIsUnrealistic who IS a native Brit]]), imploring him to take voice lessons from Davis.
** * For another British character that's much loved across the pond, look no further than Jonathan Quayle Higgins III from ''Series/MagnumPI''. Not only is he an effective foil toward Magnum, as well as T.C. and Rick, Higgins is also a worldly man that has served His/Her Majesty's interests on and off the battlefront since World War II (such that a running gag in the series is him going off on one of his adventure stories), and more or less plays an older, more sagely [[TheSmartGuy Smart Guy]] among the main group. And like Niles, Higgins' actor, John Hillerman, is ''not'' British, instead hailing from Texas.
21st Jul '17 6:09:37 PM Morgenthaler
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* Creator/OliverStone said in a interview that he is surprised that stockbrokers loved so much ''Film/WallStreet''. Despite the movie put ''Creator/MichaelDouglas Gordon Gekko'' in a [[CorruptCorporateExecutive very bad light]], he claim that more that one time he he encountered yuppies fans of the movie, and even shouting ''GREED, FOR LACK OF A BETTER WORD, IS GOOD!''.

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* Creator/OliverStone said in a an interview that he is surprised that stockbrokers loved ''Film/WallStreet'' so much ''Film/WallStreet''. much. Despite the movie put ''Creator/MichaelDouglas putting ''[[Creator/MichaelDouglas Gordon Gekko'' Gekko]]'' in a [[CorruptCorporateExecutive very bad light]], he claim claims that more that than one time he he encountered yuppies yuppie fans of the movie, and who even shouting unironically shouted ''GREED, FOR LACK OF A BETTER WORD, IS GOOD!''.
21st Jul '17 6:05:21 PM Morgenthaler
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* Many Asian-American critics dislike the Franchise/CharlieChan franchise because of its {{Ice Cream Koan}}s, {{Yellowface}} (despite in the first iteration, the actor was actually 1/4 Mongolian), misrepresentation of Chinese culture, [[AsianSpeekeeEngrish broken English]], and the title character's alleged subservience to whites. However, he's also a brilliant, law-abiding detective [[FairForItsDay in a time]] where most Chinese characters were [[YellowPeril villains]] and some of his Ice Cream Koans are ActuallyPrettyFunny. Plus, Chan is the hero of series, always defeating the villain. Also, while Chan is a stereotype, his children are shown as being all-American kids and were played by actual Asian actors. This has earned the franchise a few Asian-American defenders, including actor Keye Luke (who would voice his [[WesternAnimation/TheAmazingChanAndTheChanClan animated equivalent]]). Also, the series was enormously popular in East Asia. The popularity in East Asia could also due to ValuesDissonance. The use of color-face (blackface, whiteface, yellowface) isn't seen as offensive as in the US, especially if it's not used spitefully. A commercial by Nippon Airline had an actor dressing up in whiteface for a gag, and most Japanese didn't see the problem, and an English competition in China featured middle school students dressed as "foreigners".

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* Many Asian-American critics dislike the Franchise/CharlieChan franchise because of its {{Ice Cream Koan}}s, {{Yellowface}} (despite in the first iteration, the actor was actually 1/4 Mongolian), misrepresentation of Chinese culture, [[AsianSpeekeeEngrish broken English]], and the title character's alleged subservience to whites. However, he's also a brilliant, law-abiding detective [[FairForItsDay in a time]] where most Chinese characters were [[YellowPeril villains]] and some of his Ice Cream Koans are ActuallyPrettyFunny. Plus, Chan is the hero of the series, always defeating the villain. Also, while Chan is a stereotype, his children are shown as being all-American kids and were played by actual Asian actors. This has earned the franchise a few Asian-American defenders, including actor Keye Luke (who would voice his [[WesternAnimation/TheAmazingChanAndTheChanClan animated equivalent]]). Also, the series was enormously popular in East Asia. The popularity in East Asia could also due to ValuesDissonance. The use of color-face (blackface, whiteface, yellowface) isn't seen as offensive as in the US, especially if it's not used spitefully. A commercial by Nippon Airline had an actor dressing up in whiteface for a gag, and most Japanese didn't see the problem, and an English competition in China featured middle school students dressed as "foreigners".
21st Jul '17 6:02:30 PM Morgenthaler
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* In addition, Belarusian audiences were generally okay with to the American-produced film adaptation of ''Film/{{Defiance}}: The Bielski Partisans'', despite the historical liberties and film's constant harping on antagonism between the Soviet military and Jewish partisans ([[DramaticallyMissingThePoint when the book demonstrated Belarus was one of the rare places where nationalist and Jewish partisans cooperated in great concert]]). It may have had something to do with being an American film set in a country Americans are not necessarily aware of and [[Creator/DanielCraig James Bond]] fighting communists.

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* In addition, Belarusian audiences were generally okay with to the American-produced film adaptation of ''Film/{{Defiance}}: The Bielski Partisans'', despite the historical liberties and film's constant harping on antagonism between the Soviet military and Jewish partisans ([[DramaticallyMissingThePoint when the book demonstrated Belarus was one of the rare places where nationalist and Jewish partisans cooperated in great concert]]). It may have had something to do with being an American film set in a country Americans are not necessarily aware of and [[Creator/DanielCraig James Bond]] fighting communists.Nazis.
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