The Gutter’s own Beth on Shamshera!

The Gutter’s own Beth writes about the 1970s masala movie, Shamshera, at Beth Loves Bollywood! “For all the complaints that Shamshera is old-fashioned…well yes, it is, gloriously so, beautifully executing a known formula with a weariness and bitterness that are perfectly suited to right now. As I watched, […]

Good is the New Bad

This article includes spoilers for Disney’s The Descendants. The story behind the making of Disney’s The Descendants (2015) is itself a tale as old as time, or at least as old as the concept of corporate ip. Spinning off from the success of Monster High, toymaker Mattel–who also […]

Fantasia 2022: The Roundup (South Korea, 2022)

The Gutter’s own Carol is reporting back from the 2022 Fantasia International Film Festival with a review of The Roundup (South Korea, 2022): Lee Sang-yong’s The Roundup reminds me of 1980s and 1990s Hollywood buddy cop action movies. The kind of movies where Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce […]