Friend of the Gutter Michelle Kisner reviews M. Night Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin Door (2022). “We live in uncertain times right now. Pandemics, climate change, and an unstable economy. Humanity flirts with the apocalypse, dipping its toe into the murky darkness. What if we could somehow save […]
The Gutter’s own Sachin Hingoo reviews the week in horror at Biff Bam Pop! “And we’re back, folks! Back with a whole bunch of horror news that includes adaptations of a new Grady Hendrix novel and an old Stephen King one, a cannibal love story, and more!” See […]
Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity watches Emily Harris’ Carmilla (2019). Read her thoughts here. (And you can read the Gutter’s own Angela’s piece on Carmilla here).
This week Guest Star Kate Laity writes about Fritz Leiber’s Conjure Wife (1943) and two lesser known adaptations. ~~~ I’m currently writing about Fritz Leiber’s Conjure Wife and the 1962 film based on it, Night of the Eagle, AKA, Burn, Witch, Burn! (1962). It’s a pity there are […]
At Vulture, Angelica Jade Bastién writes about Now, Voyager, its presentation of mental illness and hope. “In the years since its release, the film has garnered a reputation as Davis’s best performance and a quintessential example of the women’s picture, a proto-feminist subgenre that took shape in 1930s […]
Libba Bray writes about the process of turning her novel, Beauty Queens, which re-imagined Lord of the Flies among teen beauty contestants, into a film. “But try, if you will, to imagine me with lasers coming out of my eyes while my internal organs became as the fires […]