Readers of this website will hardly need a special occasion to watch a snake film, but since the Hindu festival celebrating snakes, Naag Panchami, generally falls around this time of year, I couldn’t resist. Snake movies are made by many different Indian film industries, and they tend to […]
The line-up for this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival has been announced: Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire; Iko Uwais and Julie Estelle return in Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel’s Headshot; Morgan Spurlock’s Rats; Paul Schrader’s Dog Eat Dog, starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe; Adam […]
Pet Cinematary watches Star Trek IV: The Voyage home and discusses the movie with filmmaker & screenwriter Dylan Pasture. Kirk! Spock! McCoy! Whales!
At Film Companion, the Gutter’s own Beth writes about the snake ladies, monkey midwives, anipals (animal friends), Mithun Chakraborty and the many wonders of Indian B-movies. “You may know exactly what is going to happen, but you can rarely predict how.”
It’s that time again. The UV, both A and B, is high. The pollen’s flying. The sun is shining. And everywhere the summer lists are in bloom. So I have a list of comics that might go well with that public radio-recommended salad or be just the thing […]
Artist Agnetha Dyck places broken objects in beehives for bees to mend. “Her honeycomb covered collection exhibits a range of items including Edwardian figurines, helmets, shoes and sports equipment that look as though they ought to be sitting within an old curiosity shop.”