Tag: 2000s

Back To The Wharf!

The Gutter’s own Carol has some thoughts on Li Xiaofeng’s neo-noir, Back To The Wharf! She has additional thoughts on censorship and Chinese crime films. “Back To The Wharf is one of a wave of Chinese crime dramas in recent years. These films make up for the bloated, […]

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Imagine, if you will, King’s College, Cambridge, almost one hundred years ago… Every Christmas Eve has its ritual. Those invited make their way for the appointed time, out of the darkness, where the Master waits. Montague Rhodes James, provost of King’s, scholar, antiquary, and writer of ghost stories. […]