In the real world, I generally think vigilante justice and conceptually literal revenge are a bad idea. So why does Khoon Bhari Maang, a 1988 Bollywood remake of (and improvement on) the 1983 Australian miniseries Return to Eden, make me abandon my own moral code? Why is it so fun […]
NY Magazine discusses the no longer so secret gay history of the Babadook. And they interview Tim Purcell, who played the Babadook in the film. Plus, here’s drag queen Lucy Balls performing as the Babadook at Sasha Velour’s Nightgowns!
At Prowler Needs A Jump, Kerry Fristoe writes about grief in four contemporary horror films, The Babadook, The Invitation, Prevenge, and The Void. “People in films kill for a boatload of reasons. They kill for money, love, sex, power, a black bird, a tanker full of gasoline, a […]
Friend of the Gutter Kimberly Lindbergs writes about Picnic at Hanging Rock for Streamline. “In Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), viewers are reminded again and again of the “venomous snakes and poison ants” that populate the Australian outback. Despite these repeated warnings, the reptiles and insects […]
At The Anarcho-Geek Review, Sadie the Goat ranks fictional detectives by how much guilt she, as an Anarchist, feels for loving them.
Please join us in congratulating Horror Editor Angela on the birth of her daughter and in welcoming said daughter to the Cultural Gutter family! Obviously, Angela will not be posting an article today, because we are not complete monsters. She will return in June. This month, Guest Star […]