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Identity politics is in retreat in Hollywood

20 August 2022

9:00 AM

20 August 2022

9:00 AM

The Sandman

Netflix

‘Diversity is woven into the very soul of the story.’ If those words of praise from a rave review in a left-leaning journal sound to you about as inviting as a cup of cold sick, then my advice would be to stay well clear of The Sandman.

Neil Gaiman’s epic graphic novel series (launched in 1989), set in the world of dreams, was relentlessly inclusive long before it became the norm.

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