Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity writes a little bit on The Sorrows of Satan (1898) and its author, Marie Corelli. “The Sorrows of Satan was a sensation upon its release and a scandalous bestseller, so it’s typical that it has been overlooked despite its broadly appealing topic […]
This week Guest Star Sara Century watches Secret Ceremony (1968) starring Elizabeth Taylor, Mia Farrow and Robert Mitchum. Sara Century is a horror writer, podcast host, and a critic. You can find out more at http://www.saracentury.com ~~~ Trigger warning: This movie is upsetting and deals with sexual violence, […]
The Gutter’s own Carol joins Mike White and Josh Stewart for a discussion of Runaway (1984) on The Projection Booth. “We are looking at the 1984 film from writer/director Michael Crichton, Runaway. It’s the tale of Jack Ramsay (Tom Selleck) a member of the Runaway unit who takes […]
“Black Horror is far from a new phenomenon, as demonstrated by last year’s documentary Horror Noire, based on the book by Robin R. Means Coleman, which unpacked the deeper meaning behind a century of African American history in frightening screen stories—from the silent era to 1968’s Night of […]
At Gayly Dreadful, Terry Mesnard reviews Amy Seimetz’s She Dies Tomorrow (2020). “She Dies Tomorrow is the sophomore feature from Amy Seimetz and it is a doozy of experimental cinema and existential dread. It defies typical narrative progression, instead flitting from character to character as whatever ennui this […]
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators hosted an online event with Judy Blume. You can follow along with what she has to say on Twitter.