At Cinema Junkie, friend of the Gutter Beth Accomando spotlights stunt performers and interviews stunt performers Brad Martin and Mickey Facchinello. And teaches you how to make delicious edible blood. Like, fake blood. Not blood blood.
It’s an older piece on Stephen Chow and Hong Kong by Daphne K. Lee at Popula. “As a filmmaker, Stephen Chow is not responsible for the helplessness that has permeated Hong Kong, but he is the symbol of a nostalgic era. The king of comedy, who shaped and […]
At Comicbook.com, Spencer Perry talks about the history of King Kong, who exactly holds the rights to the character and how that plays out in movies and musicals. “To fully appreciate the complexities of the complicated rights situation to Kong, we have to go all the way back […]
At RogerEbert.com, Roxanne Hadadi writes on the films of Jeremy Saulnier. “[W]hat Saulnier has built into his Blue Ruin, Green Room, and Hold the Dark trilogy is not only a flair for the gory and grisly, but a consistent acknowledgment of the role this country’s regimented class system […]
Friend of the Gutter Greta considers Bollywood’s house with cat wall-hangings at Memsaab Story. I” have now seen this particular place in four different films spanning nine years. Originally I thought it was a set, but it now seems difficult to believe that a set would remain so […]
Franka Potenta talks about the making of Run Lola Run (1998). “The film required me to sprint across Berlin in a pair of Dr Martens. I have to get 100,000 Deutschmarks to my boyfriend Manni in 20 minutes, or he will be killed. We were shooting in August […]