blak-sploi-tey-shuh / noun

A genre of films in the 1970s made specifically for urban black audiences, with stories heavily involving sex, drugs, violence, and wronged parties seeking revenge. Iconic classics of the genre include Shaft, Coffy, and Foxy Brown.

So what would Disney films look like under a blaxploitation lens?

The Boss Mermaid

When mermaid bounty hunters start trolling her oceans and killing her sistahs, Ariel takes her father’s trident, tricks it out, and starts to enact her own revenge plans.

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