Virgil Is A Modern Exploitation Classic

Intersectional narratives about marginalized groups tend to be relegated to a certain genre. If a story is going to deal with complex issues of race, gender or sexual orientation, there’s this frustrating sense that they can only exist as stark, self serious dramas. Virgil, the original Read More …

Dark Gable Presents… The Films of Prince

Diversity and representation have long been a serious issue in the film industry, and 12 Years A Slave winning some Oscars hasn’t exactly changed that. Outside of that prestigious anomaly, people rarely imagine black film to be much more than gangster movies, cookout comedies, and Tyler Perry. Our very own Dominic Read More …

Wonder Woman: Earth One Is A Feminist Ally’s Power Fantasy [Review]

Long gestating Grant Morrison projects develop this thick shade of moss around them in the years waiting for their release. Every new interview or sound bite or offhand comment leads to whirlpools of salivation, providing his die hard fans with enough catnip to work themselves Read More …

Dark Gable Presents… The Meteor Man

Diversity and representation have long been a serious issue in the film industry, and 12 Years A Slave winning some Oscars hasn’t exactly changed that. Outside of that prestigious anomaly, people rarely imagine black film to be much more than gangster movies, cookout comedies, and Tyler Perry. Our very own Dominic Read More …

Dark Gable Presents… Red Tails

Diversity and representation have long been a serious issue in the film industry, and 12 Years A Slave winning some Oscars hasn’t exactly changed that. Outside of that prestigious anomaly, people rarely imagine black film to be much more than gangster movies, cookout comedies, and Tyler Perry. Our very own Dominic Read More …

Street Fighter X G.I. Joe Is Fan Service Done Right [Advance Review]

When discussing the nerdier elements of popular culture, there’s one specific kind of debate that makes me want to claw my fucking face off. If you’ve ever subscribed to any geek-based Facebook groups or lingered a moment or two too long in your local comic Read More …