Watch the first ten minutes of Shin Ultraman for a limited time here! (Thanks, August!)
“The Story of Lee Marvin, Gene Hackman, and Quite Possibly, the Strangest American Crime Film of the 1970s”
At Crime Reads, friend of the Gutter Andrew Nette writes about Prime Cut (1972). “Want to talk about one of the strangest, if not the strangest American crime film to emerge in the first half of the 1970s? Then, let’s talk about Michael Ritchie’s neo-noir Prime Cut, as […]
East Screen West Screen podcast returns to discuss S. S. Rajamouli’s historical action epic RRR (2022) with Kevin Ma! Listen here.
For years, I have wondered why there is no Bollywood adaptation of Face/Off (1997). The story and the OTT performances seem perfect for the filmi treatment. Bollywood loves the following key elements of this beloved classic: convoluted, unlikely scientific processes, complete with bubbling lab equipment brothers grieving parents […]
Tim Greiving writes about composer Miklós Rózsa at the Criterion blog. “Rózsa was the musical counterpart to Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, and James M. Cain, the film’s writers, and Double Indemnity the ur–noir score.” Read more here.
The Gutter’s own Carol writes about Phil Tippett’s Mad God! “Mad God (USA, 2022) opens with Wagnerian fanfare and a tower, the very image of the Tower of Babel, consumed by darkness. Then we are shown a piece of parchment with a quotation from Leviticus as Tippett’s Mad […]