Angelica Jade Bastién shares 33 neo-noirs worth seeing and talks a bit about the history of noir and neo-noirs films.
Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity considers Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley and his career on film at Punk Noir magazine. “Tom Ripley was by all accounts her favourite character, one she identified with to the extent that she signed a letter to a friend ‘Pat H, alias Ripley’ […]
Friend of the Gutter Colin Geddes shares his 5 favorite Ringo Lam films. “Lam originally started out with hopes of being an actor, but ended up studying filmmaking at Toronto’s York University. When he returned to Hong Kong he was steered into directing comedies that were trendy at […]
The Gutter’s own Keith Allison writes about Mickey Spillane, Mike Hammer and Spillane’s I, The Jury at Cocktails and Capers! “In I, the Jury, Mike Danger became Mike Hammer, a war veteran and ex-cop (like every detective of the era) with a chip on his shoulder and a […]
Our friends at The Projection Booth watch Robert Altman’s The Long Goodby and interview Elliott Gould! “Adapted by Leigh Brackett, one of the two main writers from Howard Hawks’s The Big Sleep, the film stars Elliott Gould as Philip Marlowe, a man now out of time with the […]
Behold, “The Many Heists of Catwoman!” “Catwoman made her first appearance in 1940 in Batman #1, the same issue as the Joker. Over the years, she’s toned down her wanton criminal acts and taken to a more peaceful path, but we cannot forget that this is the woman […]