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Is this Lone Ranger’s depiction of Native Americans any better than the ones before it?

Chief Sitting Bull

Chief Sitting Bull (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Well, obviously we can’t see the film yet (unless you can get our mitts on a screener copy which are given out to the press for reviews), but based on Johnny Depp’s cartoonish depiction of a Native warrior and the mere fact that you don’t see his face, it does not bode well for any kind of mature, adult, or realistic depiction of Native Americans in this film. Yet.