Every April is Switcheroo Month here at the Gutter as each Editor writes about something outside their usual domain. This week SF/Fantasy Editor Keith writes about Langston Hughes’ life of adventure. ~~~ It was in the middle of a vicious squall on the way back from a port […]
Mummies have been popping up everywhere in my life lately. Not literally, like turning around to find them shambling down the street behind me or accidentally disturbing their peaceful slumber in a dark corner of the closet, but in many fictional formats. I’ve discovered mummies in board games […]
Friend of the Gutter Jay Patrick shares a list of essential classic horror movies. “Here’s a list of 11 essential classics of horror cinema that you might have overlooked, all of which are available to view on physical media through Netflix DVD. I’ve drawn the line in the […]
South China Morning Post looks at the life and work of Tyrus Wong, the uncredited, lead illustrator on Bambi (1942) and so much more. “Wong did not receive credit for his work on the 1942 Disney film even thoughhe was the lead production illustrator. He remained unrecognised for […]
Just because you can do something doesn’t mean that you should, and I feel like that goes double when you’re creating a monster. There are so many tools available now to film the transformation of a person into an unholy creature of the night, and yet some of […]
At Sup China, Tristan Shaw looks at the history of jiangshi / gyonshi / hopping vampire / “stiff corpse” moves from 1936 on and focusing on the iconic Hong Kong movie, Mr. Vampire (1985).