At the Moveable Feast, Stephen Saito interviews Charlotte Colbert, director and co-writer of She Will (2022). “[Making a film is] amazing because it’s complete world building. The only thing it lacks is obviously smell and taste, which I don’t know–I’m pondering how to bring in. [laughs] But it’s […]
Just a critter in the Gutter.
NPR interviews The Onion‘s head writer, Mike Gillis, on writing an amicus curiae brief for the US Supreme Court that outlines the importance of parody. “He wrote most of the arguments and jokes, then The Onion‘s lawyers bulked it up with legal precedent and historical context in what […]
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has another spooky season program, this time dedicated to the “Dark Side of New Korean Cinema.” “This series, bookended by two works of Park Chan-wook (Oldboy and Thirst), highlights the first decade of the 21st century to examine the complexities of Korean […]
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures presents a program of Mexican horror films from the 20th Century. Hear these sisters and brothers of the night awake. Their existence honors the sheer bravado and passion of the actors and filmmakers who created them. We salute all the institutions, media […]
Enjoy this Spookoween Season with Halaloween: the Fourth Annual Muslim Horror Film Festival presented by the University of Michigan’s Global Islamic Studies Center and features excellent films including: Roh (Malaysia, 2018); Beddua: The Curse (Turkey, 2019); and, Satan’s Slaves (Indonesia, 2017). These films are free and streaming online. […]
Friend of the Gutter Robert A. Mitchell shares a “performance that made him scream” at Biff Bam Pop! “Xavier Gens’ Frontier(s) captures the xenophobia, the restlessness of a young generation as well as age-old human atrocities. Xavier’s film is also prescient as the sources of evil in the […]