It’s spookoween time, everybody, and the Gutter’s own Carol is writing about all the movies, series, and other shenanigans she’s up to as part of 31 Days of Horror!
At Jumpcut Online, Fiona Underhill writes about Gothic horror and recent films directed by women. “Madness and melodrama, obsession, suppression and repression – the questioning of sanity, gas-lighting, confusion over what is real or unreal, not knowing who to trust are also huge elements of Gothic fiction (and […]
At Pulp Curry, friend of the Gutter Andrew Nette writes about John Frankenheimer’s Seconds (1966)! “Seconds concerns a bored, ennui riven middle class wage slave, who through an almost Faustian pact with a mysterious entity known only as the Company, is given a new body and face, and […]
At The Final Girls, Emily Black writes about grief, mental illness and Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook (2014). “The film begs the question, what happens when women care for those around them, neglecting their own mental health in the process?” (Thanks, Christine)
Meredith Lewis has shared an extract from her new book, Ask For The Moon: Innovation At Shaw Brothers Studios: “Chopsocky flicks have a dire reputation among most of us Westerners. The average man on the street thinks of badly made films, peopled by corny actors in silly wigs, […]
Friend of the Gutter Andrew Nette writes about a cache of pulp magazines discovered in Melbourne. Click through for more–and pictures! “The magazines were published in 1936 and 1937 – just before import restrictions were introduced – making them just over 80 years old. As you can see […]