A Chat With Jennifer Phang, Director of CLOAK & DAGGER Season 2 Episode 1: “Restless Energy”

Marvel’s CLOAK & DAGGER Season 2 premiered last week on Freeform; graciously returning for a fresh new interview is filmmaker Jennifer Phang, who directed S2’s premiere episode “Restless Energy.” (My earlier chats with Phang on her work on CLOAK & DAGGER S1 and THE EXPANSE can be found here and here.) Dom Mah: Hi again!…

19 CAPTAIN MARVEL Easter Eggs & Rad References You Might’ve Missed Because 2019 Itself Is A Total Shitstorm

….And it’s looking like ‘19 is gonna be another tumultuous year for the planet, am I right? And yet we still push ahead. SPOILERS for the CAPTAIN MARVEL film ahead, as well as fun facts, science-fiction trivia, and Marvel Minutiae: 1. The score by Pinar Toprak is, I would opine, a bad-ass score. One of the…

I Hate My Blog, Too: MC Frontalot, Baddd Spellah, LEX, & Gm7 on NET SPLIT

MC Frontalot’s new album NET SPLIT: OR, THE FATHOMLESS HEARTBREAK OF ONLINE ITSELF dropped this weekend. (Or, is it still dropping? Is the moment of album-drop an indivisible quantum thing? Probably no one cares.) Five years in the making, NET SPLIT is in some sense a concept breakup album, in which the Godfather of Nerdcore…

MULAN Is Still The Wokest Disney Princess Movie Your Kid Hasn’t Seen 600 Times Yet

To be fair, it’s a really limited genre, but it’s also no contest: MULAN is by far the most progressive-minded cel-animated Disney Princess film, while also performing its essential sedative-hypnotic function on your child’s developing emotional vocabulary. (POCAHONTAS argues for a distant second, but the underlying genocide story is so far our of Disney’s natural…