At Biff Bam Pop, the Gutter’s own Sachin writes about director David Lynch and Alexandre O. Philippe’s documentary, Lynch / Oz (2022). “In Lynch/OZ, Phillipe enlists six filmmakers and reviewers to expound on Lynch’s fixation on Victor Fleming’s 1939 classic, The Wizard of Oz.It feels, in many ways, […]
There’s a John Waters Camp! Kathleen Turner, Mink Stole, and Patricia Hearst are camp counsellors! “The outlandish visionary we have to blame for Pink Flamingos, Serial Mom, Cry Baby, and a little juggernaut you may have heard of called Hairspray, is welcoming visitors into his warped mind in a summer camp […]
The BFI has an interview with the Pope of Trash, John Waters! “There’s nothing that’s ‘good bad taste’, it’s all just ‘bad bad taste’. It’s almost not worth being remarked on. I think it’s hard for anything to be so bad it’s good anymore. My films were made […]
“While we weren’t looking, the mid-budget adult-oriented motion picture has all but disappeared. And the gifted directors behind them are in danger of disappearing as well. Movie wonks and box-office watchers have written and talked about the death of mid-budget filmmaking, but mostly in business terms—as opposed to […]
Friend of the Gutter Beth Accomando interviews John Waters for KPBS: “With his pencil thin mustache and skinny suits, Waters is a pop culture icon as famous as his films. But at the moment, he’s not finding the financial backing to make another movie so he has simply […]
The Projection Booth has been busy, with a bunch of new podcasts up, including episodes dedicated to a documentary on Divine and “There She is,” a documentary about plus-sized beauty queens. Listen to them!