Reginald Hudlin’s comic adaptation of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained (2012) contains some scenes that did not make it into the final cut of the film. One of these sequences involves how Broomhilda Von Shaft came to be Calvin Candie’s property. The sequence provides an important narrative plot point in the comic, and it also provides a space for some very important discussions about the … Read More Broomhilda and the History of Slavery in “Django Unchained”
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Over the past few weeks, I have been working my way through Christopher Priest’s Black Panther (1998-2003). There are numerous aspects of Priest’s run that could, and should, be discussed; however, I want to focus on one aspect that I have been looking at in other works as well, the narrative point-of-view (pov). For Black Panther, Priest chose to convey the story from the … Read More Everett K. Ross “Emperor of Useless White Boys” in Christopher Priest’s Black Panther
Recently, I went to see Quentin Tarantino’s eighth film, The Hateful Eight. During the lead up to the film’s release, I saw discussions that said the movie provides a commentary on current race relations in the United States. While I see this, partly, I do not wish to focus on that aspect because in order to do so, I feel that I need to … Read More Quentin Trantino’s "The Hateful Eight" and Reconciliation?