Johnny Donaldson writes about some issues with high profile people in horror including filmmaker Adam Donaghey and Joe Bob Briggs. “Horror has a problem. It has a problem with gatekeeping, it has a problem with leadership, and it has a problem with access. And it has a problem […]
Libba Bray writes about the process of turning her novel, Beauty Queens, which re-imagined Lord of the Flies among teen beauty contestants, into a film. “But try, if you will, to imagine me with lasers coming out of my eyes while my internal organs became as the fires […]
Wired profiles the amazing Lexi Alexander: ‘“In martial arts, for every attack there is a counter you can throw,” she says. “Somebody traps you, you can throw a hook. But there is no counter for bias” in the entertainment business. “You cannot be super nice. You cannot be […]
At the AV Club, Katie Rife writes about George Romero’s impact on filmmaking. “But to merely call Romero the father of the modern zombie, as immense of a contribution as that is, is to underestimate his influence. In fact, Romero himself would tell any interviewer who asked throughout […]
The Heat Vision has an oral history of Predator (1987). “Whether it was the heat of the jungle or the haze of time that accrues over three decades, the stories from people involved took on almost a Rashomon-like quality. Why did the studio shut the film down? How […]
In a 1988 Sight And Sound interview, Patricia Highsmith talks about film adaptations of her novels, from Strangers On A Train (1950) to The American Friend (1977)
The Projection Booth kindly invited the Gutter’s own Carol to join Mike White for a discussion of Amy Berg’s An Open Secret, a sad and enraging documentary about the exploitation and sexual abuse of children in the entertainment industry. Mike also interviews producer Gabe Hoffman about the film.