Hey, the Gutter’s own Sachin Hingoo and Carol Borden have both written a bit about Fugue, director Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s follow-up to the much beloved, The Lure (2014)! Read Sachin’s swell review here and Carol’s piece here.
At Nerds of Color, Bao Phi ponders Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022). “Consider how many risks the filmmakers took, how many plates they had in the air, and recognize their ambition. Think about how difficult it is to incorporate special effects convincingly into a modern film, and […]
The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins joins Pitu Sultan to discuss Anvita Dutt’s new film Qala (India, 2022). “We LOVED Anvita Dutt’s new film Qala on Netflix…until we didn’t, though we have different reasons for that. Yes: having a point of view, evocative design, complicated mother-daughter relationships, Tripti Dimri […]
Marya E. Gates interviews Tilda Swinton and Joanna Hogg. “Filmmaker Joanna Hogg mesmerized critics and audiences alike with her duo of semi-autobiographical films 2019’s The Souvenir and 2021’s The Souvenir Part II. In filming these raw coming-of-auteur dramas, Hogg reunited with Tilda Swinton, her childhood friend and the […]
“Satan said, ‘I am better than him. You created me from fire and him from clay.” ~ Quran 7:12 quoted in Roh. “Ephemerality is ours.” ~ demon in Roh. “The next time you think you see a a demon, shoot it.” ~ The Wind. Warning, I tried to […]
At High on Films, Nafees Ahmed offers a list of the thirty best South Korean movies of the 21st Century–and some honorable mentions! (Thanks, Mike!)