Category: Notes

“The Films of Cocaine Noir”

At RogerEbert.com, friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey writes about “cocaine noir.” “Between the winding down of the first neo-noir cycle popularized by New Hollywood titles like Chinatown and The Long Goodbye, and before the rise of the erotic thriller as a recognizable genre with entries like Fatal […]

Translating Yakuza 0

At Gamasutra, Atlus’ Scott Strichart talks about translating the humor and tone of Yakuza 0 and translating and localizing games in general. “We’re doing it line by line, and suddenly we’re like ‘oh shit, here’s a pun.’ And when you hit that, you have to take a step […]

Dracula’s Daughter and Lesbian Erasure”

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‚Äôs Daughter. Unlike The Bride, Countess Marya Zaleska (Gloria Holden) is a legitimate leading performance […]