Karina Longworth explores the lives and careers of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff on You Must Remember This.
At Film School Rejects, Ciara Wardlow writes about “A Century of Female Fandom” and the stereotypes female fans have faced for the last hundred years or so. “[T]he biggest change from the 1910s criticisms of female fandom and the 2010s criticisms of female fandom is that while, in […]
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 At the time of Austen’s death, this early work was both unpublished and untitled.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 […]
Watch sixty-four of Japan’s earliest animated films at Japanese Animated Film Classics. Read a little more about the project here: “While digitizing the film archives we created a research team in 2014 to look at ways to preserve and use them. So we selected a wide range of […]
The Gutter’s own Keith has started a new website, Mezzanotte, dedicated to cinema, sin, and swinging style. He has a swank series about sinister goings on in silent cinema as well as an ongoing series on giallo. Friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman has contributed an article about […]
“If you’ve ever heard of Diplomacy, chances are you know it as “the game that ruins friendships.” It’s also likely you’ve never finished an entire game. That’s because Diplomacy requires seven players and seven or eight hours to complete. Games played by postal mail, the way most played […]