Tag: film history

RIP, Wong Tin-Lam

Veteran Hong Kong actor, producer, writer and director, Wong Tin-Lam has died. His work in tv and film spans the 1950s through the 2000s. Gutter readers are probably most familiar with Wong’s work for Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai like The Mission and Election (as well as comedies […]

RIP, Dino De Laurentiis

Dino De Laurentiis has died at 91 after a long and incredibly varied career directing and producing movies such as Danger: Diabolik, Barbarella, Death Wish, Serpico, La Strada, Conan the Barbarian, Flash Gordon, Blue Velvet and Army of Darkness. The Guardian has an obituary and overview of his […]

RIP, Gloria Stuart

Gloria Stuart has died at 100. Most of the media remembers her as the elder Rose in Titanic. The Gutter remembers her in the James Whale classic, The Old Dark House.  The New York Times obituary discusses her many accomplishments outside film here.

Locating Hong Kong

Hong Kong Cinemagic will help you locate film sites in Hong Kong’s ever shifting landscape. Meanwhile, Webs of Significance takes a look at Cheung Chau’s cinema, once featured in Just One Look and now disused.