The Gutter’s own Carol talks about The Lure (2015), Karel Kachyňa’s The Little Mermaid/ Malá Morská Víla (1976) and Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué’s Ondine with Mike White and David Rodgers on The Projection Booth podcast. “Released in the United States as The Lure , Agnieszka Smoczynska’s 2015 […]
Karina Longworth explores the lives and careers of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff on You Must Remember This.
Foes & Families: Love & Friendship, Lady Susan, and How Jane Austen’s Victorian Family Built a Squeaky-Clean Celebrity Brand
To talk about the 2016 film Love & Friendship we have to tell the story of Lady Susan, the Jane Austen novella it’s based off of. At the time of Austen’s death, this early work was both unpublished and untitled. Thus changing the name for the film seems […]
“In 1924, Dracula premiered on stage in London, adapted by Irish actor and playwright Hamilton Deane. This production introduced the world to the charming, well-coifed, tuxedo-clad Count Dracula, as portrayed by Raymond Huntley (who allegedly provided his own costume). Without the subtleties a novel provides, Count Dracula’s sophisticated demeanor and […]
At Chinese American Eyes, Alex Jay takes an in-depth look at Chinese-American comics artist, Chu F. Hing, creator of the Green Turtle.
At Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, author Nisi Shawl offers “A Crash Course in the History of Black Science Fiction.” In 1909 Harvard’s president, Charles W. Eliot, issued a 51-volume anthology he claimed could provide its owners with a complete liberal arts education. In the same vein, I’ve pulled […]