The works of Agatha Christie, like many other best-sellers in the English language, have been successfully translated into mainstream Indian cinema.* Gumnaam (1965) moves the stage version of And Then There Were None on a jungle- and ruin-covered island somewhere off the coast of India (and if you’ve […]
At Uproxx, Mike Ryan writes about contemporary movies and their multiple or stretched out endings. “I reached out to a few prominent screenwriters/filmmakers to ask them if I was off base. These are people you have most likely heard of who have made movies you have most likely […]
I heard industrial pa-chunking before I even entered the the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Across the street from the museum is the Ford Development Center, where Ford Motor Company does research on new vehicles and “mobility solutions.” The center first opened in 1953 and was designed […]
A site featuring the work of author, musician, film historian, radio host and dearly missed friend of the Gutter Todd Sadtman is now online. You can visit here.
At Strange Harbors, Jeffrey Zhang reviews Benny Chan’s Raging Fire (2021). “Chan, with his swan song, has crafted an ode to the ‘heroic bloodshed’ genre of Hong Kong action cinema. A maelstrom of melodramatic concepts: redemption, brotherhood, duty, honor–and of course–copious amounts of bloodletting, this sub-genre was a […]
At Bright Wall, Dark Room, Carrie Couregen writes an exquisite piece about Jane Fonda and Klute. “Time has a habit of showing us the ways in which it is a flat circle, always continuing but never really changing. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what makes a […]