On Values Dissonance in Art: The Changing of Perceptions With Time

“It’s me! A caricature!” (Image Credit: StarWars.com)

A few weeks ago, I rewatched the Brendan Fraser led ‘Mummy’ film.

Being a 90s’ child, I had grown up with it. I used to love it, and frankly, the interest I had in ancient Egypt probably originated here. As I watched parts of the film something kept sticking out to me: parts seemed uncomfortably racist. Actor Omid Djalili plays an Arab character who…