At Graveyard Shift Sisters, friend of the Gutter Ashlee Blackwell considers the horrific, Black horror, the white gaze and the Black subject among other things in her profile of Dianca London Potts. “Dianca’s exemplary analysis makes her an exciting, sobering voice in pop culture criticism. This Bucks County, Pennsylvania dropout […]
Behold the glory of Bob the Drag Queen’s wig in this performance from We’re Here in Selma, Alabama.
This year I went to the Toronto International Film Festival as an accredited cub reporter for the Soldier of Cinema website. By “went” I mean that I watched 16 films as part of the digital festival. You can read all my pieces here. I was most excited about […]
At Vulture, Angelica Jade Bastíen writes about Nia DaCosta’s Candyman (2021). Even if you disagree with her analysis, it’s worth reading and pondering. “Candyman is the most disappointing film of the year so far, limning not only the artistic failures of the individuals who ushered it to life, […]
Friend of the Gutter Michelle Kisner writes about Nia DaCosta’s Candyman (2021)! “This new take on Candyman is a direct response to the first film, a mirror reflection running parallel with the themes of the original work. Where the 1992 film is from the viewpoint of a white […]
This week the Gutter’s own Angela has wandered up the stairs of an ruined mansion carrying only a candelabra. She’ll be back next month. In the meantime, ponder and enjoy her piece on Candyman (1990)! ~~~ Bernard Rose’s Clive Barker’s Candyman is an intensely 1990s film. Characters smoke […]