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 […]
It’s the story of Dracula, one slide at a time! “View-Master World presents all 21 scenes from the View-Master packet Dracula (B324) with restored color and the original captions!” (Thanks, Ian!)
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 […]
Smithsonian Magazine interviews Julie Newmar about her role as Catwoman in the 1960s Batman tv series and the iconic costume she wore.
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 […]
At the New Yorker, Christine Smallwood looks at Dorothy B. Hughes’ “forgotten Noir,” The Expendable Man (1963). “The creation of difference itself was her subject. Her books were widely praised for their atmospheres of fear and suspense, and criticized when they reached, as the New York Times said […]
At Ask For The Moon, Meredith Lewis remembers Hong Kong film icon, Yuen Hua. “’He’s gorgeous!’ said my Mum, boggling at Yueh Hua playing the titular role in The Lizard. ‘He’s warm, funny, and he’s really really good.’”