The Drive-In Mob movie tweetalong shares video reporting a shocking scandal at the Drive-In Mob 10th Anniversary Gala. CW: Godzilla and MechaGodzilla use some harsh language. (Full Disclosure: the Cultural Gutter is a co-host of this weekly tweetalong).
Behold the glory of the greatest Godzilla film of all time, Godzilla vs. Mito Komon, made by Osaka Art University student Shinya Takeshita. Takeshita plays all roles and provides the soundtrack.
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 […]
Behold the glory of James Bond and King Ghidorah in the same video! (Thanks, Brian!)
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 […]
In the 1960s, Japan’s venerable Shochiku Studio, struggling to stay relevant amid changing times, threw up its arms and said, “Fine. Whatever!” and rapidly produced four profoundly weird science fiction and horror films: The Living Skeleton, Genocide, The X from Outer Space, and the oddest of all, Goke: Bodysnatcher from Hell.