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“If you’re the perfect detective, then the perfect criminal must be out there.” ~ Mrs. Midorikawa The world would be a better place if there were more artful crimes, renowned detective Akechi Kogoro tells us in the opening of The Black Lizard (1962). There are too many heinous […]
At Polygon, Ta-Nehisi Coates talks with Evan Narcisse about writing Black Panther, working with Marvel and more. “[T]here are people who make their living off of comic books. And I wish that Marvel found better ways to compensate the creators who helped make Black Panther Black Panther. I […]
Friend of the Gutter Ashlee Blackwell has a lovely and powerful meditation on Candyman (1992) and hopes for Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s upcoming Candyman (2021) at Graveyard Shift Sisters. “Candyman has been a delicate enigma, a tale, a very tepid preoccupation of mine since I was ten. […]
Bound (1996) starts with an excellent practical effect title shot, then the camera moves to a woman, tied up in another woman’s closet, as we hear voices talking about money, theft, time and a plan. You can tell it’s not her closet because she is very butch and […]
At Okayplayer, Clarkisha Kent interviews Rachel True. “Amid the anniversary of The Craft, True spoke with Okayplayer about how the film attempted to tackle issues that are still prevalent today (however clunky), how her spiritual journey led her to pen and publish a hybrid memoir and tarot set, and her […]