Film School Rejects has a groovy video essay by Patrick Willems about Sam Raimi and horror comedies. “Raimi’s ‘funhouse gauntlet’ approach to horror comedy ultimately relies on a varied bag of tricks, from exaggeration and escalation to seeing how much slapstick punishment Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell is able […]
Filmmaker, film historian and friend of the Gutter Prof. Ashlee Blackwell’s students have a research blog and you can check out all the interesting ideas about women in horror here!
At Manor Vellum, Sara Century looks at Edgar Allan Poe’s work adapted on film. This week she’s all about giallo Poe. Read more here.
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, friend of the Gutter Ashlee Blackwell considers the horrific, Black horror, the white gaze and the Black subject among other things in her profile of Dianca London Potts. “Dianca’s exemplary analysis makes her an exciting, sobering voice in pop culture criticism. This Bucks County, Pennsylvania dropout […]
At BiffBamPop the Gutter’s own Carol writes about a scene that shook her in Edgar Ulmer’s Universal horror film, The Black Cat (1934). “[The Black Cat] is a film I never expected to leave me harrowed and shook, but it has. There is incest, rape, torture, a Black […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century has some things to say about Ghost Rider, horror and Marvel’s Rise of the Midnight Sons at Comic Book Herald! “With an influx of scary villains, extreme action sequences, and earnest looks into a reluctant hero’s tortured inner world, the early days […]