At Slate, Dan Kois goes searching for poet and songwriter Rod McKuen. “I wanted to know who this incredibly famous poet was, and who his fans were, and how he was forgotten. I went searching for Rod McKuen, and I found a young man so hungry for fame […]
The Film Ladies podcast, including the Gutter’s own Beth Watkins, discuss LGBTQIA+ Hindi films! “Delightful and very smart filmmaker, writer, and journalist Nihit Bhave (Sacred Games, Choked, Dobaaraa, Phir Kabhi) joins us to talk about Hindi films with LGBTQIA+ stories and characters. The new Madhuri Dixie film Maja […]
At Vulture, Marya E. Gates writes an excellent piece on Marilyn Monroe’s poetry and what the film, Blonde (2022) overlooks. “In one fragment, she contemplates how we can never really know what others went through in their early years and ‘what they drag with them.’ In another, she […]
At the Moveable Feast, Stephen Saito interviews Charlotte Colbert, director and co-writer of She Will (2022). “[Making a film is] amazing because it’s complete world building. The only thing it lacks is obviously smell and taste, which I don’t know–I’m pondering how to bring in. [laughs] But it’s […]
Veronica Ghent (Alice Krige) is a woman at the beginning of the end. Her breakthrough film is being remade, her ingenue role recast. The director (Malcolm McDowell) who groomed her for stardom and groomed her, full stop, is being knighted, the remake that threatens to eclipse her renown […]
The Gutter’s own Carol writes about Charlotte Colbert’s She Will (2022), a film wherein Alice Krige gives a magnificent performance as a grand dame of cinema who channels the anger of accused witches. Read more here.