This week Guest Star Nick Hanover gets ready to celebrate Mothers Day with Flesh Eating Mothers (1988) ~~~ I am not nor will I ever be a mother but as the oldest in a family of three rambunctious, mischievous children I suspect one unspoken fact of motherhood is […]
Friends of the Gutter Mike White and Beth Accomando discuss John Woo’s Hard Boiled (1992) with Jess Byard at The Projection Booth. “John Woo’s 1992 film, Hard-Boiled is the story of a hot-handed supercop, Tequila, (Chow Yun-Fat), and an undercover cop — either Alan or Tony depending on […]
At CrimeReads, Claire Whitfield considers misleading characters and murderers hiding in plain sight. “we expect bad people to come with devil horns and a handy label. It’s still a surprise when we find out murderers can be charming and admired in the community. Cruel manipulators might always open […]
At the Medieval Manuscripts Blog, there’s an interesting–and illustrated–piece about the Psychomachia, or “The War of the Soul.” “The Psychomachia, or ‘War of the Soul’, was composed by the Late Antique poet Prudentius in the 5th century and depicts an action-packed battle between the Virtues and Vices for […]
Content warning for discussions of rape, domestic abuse, child abuse, and spoilers for Ju-On: Origins, too. If you’re familiar at all with Japanese horror, you know Ju-On (2000), its sequels, and English remakes in The Grudge series. Quite possibly you even have chips to lay down on Team […]
Sweet pages of calligraphy and illustration from the 16th Century!