There’s a John Waters Camp! Kathleen Turner, Mink Stole, and Patricia Hearst are camp counsellors! “The outlandish visionary we have to blame for Pink Flamingos, Serial Mom, Cry Baby, and a little juggernaut you may have heard of called Hairspray, is welcoming visitors into his warped mind in a summer camp […]
Just a critter in the Gutter.
The BBC has a program on Phil Tippett on filmmaking and stop-motion animation. Listen here!
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century has some things to say about Ghost Rider, horror and Marvel’s Rise of the Midnight Sons at Comic Book Herald! “With an influx of scary villains, extreme action sequences, and earnest looks into a reluctant hero’s tortured inner world, the early days […]
At Film Comment, Shonni Enelow writes about a new style of acting in American film. “But something else is brewing. [Jennifer] Lawrence’s characters in Winter’s Bone and The Hunger Games don’t arrive at emotional release or revelation; rather than fight to express themselves, her characters fight not to. […]
At Uproxx, Mike Ryan writes about contemporary movies and their multiple or stretched out endings. “I reached out to a few prominent screenwriters/filmmakers to ask them if I was off base. These are people you have most likely heard of who have made movies you have most likely […]
At Chicago Magazine, Jake Malooley writes about the origins of Candyman (1992) in a piece about a murder in Chicago’s Grace Abbott Homes. “To get at the real horror behind Candyman, I knew I had to talk to Steve Bogira. Now 66, the veteran journalist covered race and […]