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…

Why Did Trolls Hate On CAPTAIN MARVEL So Hard? Spoiler: Because White Supremacists Hate People And Fun.

DISCLAIMER: I’m sure there was some normal internet fandom-whining in there too. It is your Constitutional right to hate on a movie, because it is only a frakking movie. Seriously, it’s in the Constitution, go read it. BUT, the trolling on CAPTAIN MARVEL blew up particularly hard on Rotten Tomatoes, which is a website that…

Look, I Didn’t Even See GREEN BOOK, But I Can Already Tell You It’s Not A Better Movie Than BLACK PANTHER 2

I jest, of course, with the false equivalency; some films are meant to spawn sequels and some aren’t. There probably will never be a ROMA II or a RETURN OF THE BLACKkKLANSMAN. It is all but certain there will be a BLACK PANTHER 2, and provided that the world doesn’t blow up + Ryan Coogler…

Talking Marvel’s CLOAK & DAGGER With Filmmaker Jennifer Phang (Interview Pt. 2)

Here’s the second part of my chat with filmmaker Jennifer Phang, on directing last week’s episode of Marvel’s CLOAK & DAGGER, swamping squadgoals, and the craft of TV directing. The first part, discussing her two episodes of THE EXPANSE Season 3, can be read here. (Mild SPOILERS for episode 6 follow.) Dom Mah: So you directed CLOAK & DAGGER S1 Episode…