Category: Screen

OH, THE MEGA-HUMANITY!

So, Richard Kelly has a new movie coming out. Entitled The Box, it’s based on a Twilight Zone episode written by Richard Matheson, which is in turn based on a short story, also written by Richard Matheson. And I’m pretty sure there’s an entire article in Matheson’s impact […]

I Want My Mummy

This month we’re mixing it up at the Gutter, with the editors writing about something outside their usual domain. This week Chris Szego writes about movies. Well, mostly movies. I’m a total chicken. This means I don’t watch anything that smacks of horror.  In fact, I tend to […]

Rule One: Entertain Me!

This month we’re mixing it up at the Gutter with each editor writing about something outside their usual domain. This week James Schellenberg writes about tv. I’m a demanding SOB: I want to be entertained. I want shallow, repetitive, and sheer fun, but I also want a little […]

SYNECHDOCHE, ARIZONA

In the final episode of St. Elsewhere, something strange happens. Snow begins to fall around St. Eligius Hospital, and we cut to an image of Dr. Donald Westphall’s autistic son Tommy, a minor character in the series up to this point. He sits, staring at a snow globe, […]