Author, musician, film critic and friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman has died. In his honor, this week we’re sharing a piece he wrote for the Gutter in 2013. ~~~ “If I had a hidden microphone inside of my heart/I would turn the power on/It would amplify my […]
At Criterion, Steven Ryfle writes about director Ishiro Honda and Godzilla. “Ishiro Honda gathered his crew and gave them an ultimatum. He was about to put his career at risk, and he would only work with those who approached his current project—a movie about a radiation-spewing prehistoric reptile […]
Listen in awe and horror as Godzilla rises from Lake Michigan and Chicago is threatened with alien invasion!
Friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey writes an ode to Mothra at Balder & Dash at RogerEbert.com. “The giant moth’s introduction to audiences came in 1961’s “Mothra,” and for all it owed to the conventions of the Kaiju formula it offered plenty that was unique. Instead of a […]
That time the characters of daily comic strip Sally Forth went to a kaiju theme park. (Thanks, Brian!)
Journey to the Seventh Planet deals with a journey to the planet Uranus, and as anyone can tell you, it is the God-given right of people discussing this planet to make as many jokes as they can. Some movies will try and head you off at the pass, […]