Angela Englert has been selected for a top secret mission, so secret we shouldn’t even mention it. This week, enjoy Guest Star Jessica Ritchey’s piece on Runaway Train (1985) from her series on Cannon Films. Previously on Cahiers du Cannon, Guest Star Jessica Ritchey wrote about Castaway (1986) […]
Screen Editor Alex MacFadyen has made a journey into the wilderness for purposes beyond our ken! He will return perhaps wise and definitely with another piece. ~~~ One of the random questions on OkCupid dating profiles is whose closet you would like to raid, and one of the […]
Chori Mera Kaam (Theft Is My Job, dir. Brij, 1975) is one of those movies that nobody talks about when hailing the masala golden age, but everybody should.
Screen Editor alex MacFadyen has gone undercover on a Gutter mission of vital importance. He’ll be back soon. In the meantime, please enjoy this essay on Don Draper, Marty Hart and willpower. ~~~ Awhile back I had one of those moments where I read something that made all […]
My previous installment for the Gutter, Dharam-Veer, falls into the Fully Fictional sub-genre of Historical Wackadoodle. Today we’ll look at an example of its counterpart: the Real-Ish. These films are part of a grandiose tradition of Hindi films that refer to real events but usually give them musical, […]