At Bond Vivant, Cultural Gutter Editor Emeritus Keith Allison writes about “the sound of spying” and James Bond cash-in albums. “When the Bond films proved runaway successes in the 1960s, hundreds of movies were made in dozens of countries, all looking to cash in on the same basic […]
Just a critter in the Gutter.
In a lovely video, Jacob Geller discusses video games as a practice in translation–not just in language and localization, but of sound and visual experiences. (Thanks, Matthew!)
Check out this Animal Crossing: New Horizons island dedicated to the horror works of Junji Ito! (The creator shared some video on Reddit here).
Hobbits dance as Leonard Nimoy sings, “The Legend of Bilbo Baggins,” and you can see it here!
At Vulture, Bilge Ebiri shares some of the best car movies ever made. “This list of movies is quite eclectic—it includes gearhead classics, cult standbys, noirs, modern blockbusters, art-house favorites, and even some genuine obscurities. Along the way, it became clear to us that a “car movie,” more […]
“Animation’s queer women, trans, and nonbinary creatives are pushing gender boundaries in kid’s cartoons”
“While creatives are asking themselves tougher questions when it comes to gender representation in cartoons, they’re often the ones pushing for diversity onscreen at a very high personal cost.” More at Insider.