The Japan Foundation is holding it’s annual Japanese Film Festival online this year and it is free! Check out the films here. (Thanks, G. G.!)
At Smithsonian Magazine, Fritzi Kramer writes about the importance of recovering lost silent films. Read it here. “These lost films have a resonance beyond film history. They might offer historians an opportunity to see historical figures like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle or Teddy Roosevelt. They might feature real […]
Hear that rumbling? Furiosa is coming down the road. Not in 2022 or in 2023, but everyone’s favorite imperator returns in 2024. Furiosa (2024) is a prequel to George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). I am ambivalent because I am tired of origin stories, and particularly the […]
Nightmare Alley (2021) production designer Tamara Deverell talks about making the film. “Tamara Deverell, the film’s production designer, says that Del Toro didn’t use CGI (except for falling snow and flying bullets) because he wanted all the sets to have real architecture and props. ‘We created a contemporary […]
Friend of the Gutter Mike White talks to Jeff Goldblum at The Projection Booth!
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, friend of the Gutter Ashlee Blackwell considers the horrific, Black horror, the white gaze and the Black subject among other things in her profile of Dianca London Potts. “Dianca’s exemplary analysis makes her an exciting, sobering voice in pop culture criticism. This Bucks County, Pennsylvania dropout […]