The Gutter’s own Beth has once again set up Filmi March Madness! This year vote for your favorite Vamps and Villainesses! Vote in the sweet sixteen round here!
The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins offers a memoriam for Vinod Khanna at Beth Loves Bollywood with “Vinod Khanna: Masculinity So Adaptable.” “In the palette of fillum masculinity circa 1980 that ranges from petulant man-child to aggressive, absurd machismo to ideals-based philosophizing to starry-eyed lover, he tapped into points […]
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.”
The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins reviews Aseem Chhabra’s Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, The Star for Indian Express. “Of all the Hindi film stars from the 1960s to 1980s, how could people forget Shashi Kapoor? He did everything. He was a major mainstream hero and a stalwart of multi-starrers, […]
At Beth Loves Bollywood, the Gutter’s own Beth reviews Manmohan Desai’s Kismat. “I’m on a mission to watch all of Manmohan Desai’s movies before the end of this academic semester, and unless one of the remainders* turns out to be absolute duds, Kismat is taking the prize for the worst […]
The Gutter’s own Beth and friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman join Mike White to discuss the Indian film classic, Sholay on The Projection Booth.