At The Hustle, Mark Dent writes about the history of “Easter eggs” at Atari. “Clayton had picked up a dot, a secret key, in a black castle and carried it back to an earlier room where the dot granted him access to a door. Inside the door was […]
SCMP has a nice piece on the history of Shaw Brothers’ Studio’s Movietown as it is slated to become apartments and “villas.” “Shaw Brothers’ Movietown studio complex in Hong Kong’s Sai Kung district is being transformed into a residential enclave, a decade after production ceased at the birthplace […]
At Manor Vellum, Sara Century looks at Edgar Allan Poe’s work adapted on film. This week she’s all about giallo Poe. Read more here.
At Manor Vellum, friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at the Amityville Horror franchise. “In November of 1974, Ronald DeFeo, Jr. murdered his six immediate family members, including both parents and four younger siblings. The specific details, in this case, have been disputed, but DeFeo, Jr. appears […]
Catch up with our friends at the Feminine Critique podcast: “Welcome back to another big batch catchup episode with what Christine and Emily have been watching! There’s LOTS to discuss, including (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) Heartbreakers, the Alien quadrilogy, Kimi, In the Cut, The Blue Lagoon, Spencer, The […]
Noah Gittell writes about Missing Movies’ attempts to save I Shot Andy Warhol (1996), The Heartbreak Kid (1972) and more at The Guardian. “A new advocacy organization composed of film-makers, distributors and film lovers, Missing Movies has a mission to “locate lost materials, clear rights, and advocate for […]