“Maybe you’ve heard that people are mad about Black actors being cast in Lord of the Rings. Or Game of Thrones. Or maybe it was Star Wars. Or perhaps Thor. Wait, maybe it was Titans, or Superman. The Witcher? Or maybe you heard that people are angry that […]
At Film Companion, the Gutter’s own Beth writes about the snake ladies, monkey midwives, anipals (animal friends), Mithun Chakraborty and the many wonders of Indian B-movies. “You may know exactly what is going to happen, but you can rarely predict how.”
Jennifer Szalai and Adam Sternbergh argue for removing the guilt from “guilty pleasures.” And in reading Eleanor Catton’s recent essay about the perception of literary elitism, Laura Miller considers intellectual insecurity in the literary world: “You can find it among fans of easy-to-read commercial fiction who insist (on […]
Found of Something Weird Video, Mike Vraney has died. Our friends at Daily Grindhouse remember Vraney. The AV Club has an obituary. Seattle Weekly has a statement from Something Weird Video.
“This database probing told me three things: 1) Netflix had an absurdly large number of genres, an order of magnitude or two more than I had thought, 2) it was organized in a way that I didn’t understand, and 3) there was no way I could go through […]