Tag: demons

Midnight Madness 2021!

The line up for this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival has been announced and it looks pretty swank indeed. It includes MM alumna Julia Ducornau’s Titane; Kate Dolan’s You Are Not My Mother; Arsalan Amiri’s Zalava; Jean Luc Herbelot’s Saloum; Rob Savage’s Dashcam; […]

The Act of Killing in Comics

For a while now I’ve been thinking about comic artists and writers of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. They were people directly affected by the wars and violence of their time. Some went on to create truly amazing and grisly horror and crime comics, in part reflecting on […]

“Onibaba: Women at War”

Friend of the Gutter Kimberly Lindbergs writes about Kaneto Shindo’s anti-war horror classic, Onibaba. “The film begins with a vicious murder. While making their way through a dense field of tall grass, two fugitive samurai are impaled on spears by hidden aggressors. Their killers are women who strip […]