At the Bite, BJ Colangelo writes about Dracula’s Daughter (1936). “One year after the success of The Bride of Frankenstein, Universal Pictures tried their hand again with another femme facing monster movie sequel, Dracula’s Daughter. Unlike The Bride, Countess Marya Zaleska (Gloria Holden) is a legitimate leading performance […]
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At ArtForum, Chloe Wyma writes about artist Leonora Carrington’s Tarot. “Carrington made The High Priestess, one of only two cards to have been dated, in 1955, around the same time she and her friend Remedios Varo were haunting the metaphysical clubs established by the disciples of Russian mystics […]
At Roger Ebert.com, David Moses writes about Apollo Creed. “[Rocky] was never truly an underdog—that is the fantasy of the Rocky movies, a series that plays in a vacuum breathing off the air tube of white victimhood, while shutting out real world complications and well … facts. Facts […]
Celebrate Pride Month with the story-a-day anthology, Decoded #2, edited by Monika Estrella Negra, S.E. Fleenor and friend of the Gutter Sara Century, who also provides illustrations! Decoded is “a collection of stories that reaches for stars, gets lost in forests, swims in the deepest oceans, and digs […]
As part of Gayly Dreadful‘s Gayly Helpful Pride-A-Thon series, Paulette Pierce writes about dysphoria, being non-binary and the Teen Wolf series. “Every time I had a feeling in 2020, I baked a three-layer cake or watched Teen Wolf. Sure, I did other things to soothe the ever-mounting anxiety […]
It’s an older piece on Stephen Chow and Hong Kong by Daphne K. Lee at Popula. “As a filmmaker, Stephen Chow is not responsible for the helplessness that has permeated Hong Kong, but he is the symbol of a nostalgic era. The king of comedy, who shaped and […]