"Every time we have a movie that takes place in the future with one person of colour I’m like, “Really? We made it through all that but we couldn’t quite make it to space?” Or you’re watching a fantasy movie that didn’t have room for people of colour – I’d like to ride a damn dragon! You know what I mean?"
"This is something I see more and more these days, especially on the Internet, and one that’s worth examining in more detail, because the idea of critics as “haters,” motivated by some sort of personal vendetta or petty jealousy — as opposed to the desire to examine an artist’s work on its merits and/or evaluate its cultural significance — is simplistic and silly and needs to be put to bed. And more than that, it’s dangerous."