At Cinebeats, friend of the Gutter Kimberly Lindbergs writes about John Le Carré and The Looking Glass War (1969). “In the world of John le Carré spies aren’t glamorous figures chasing bad guys with a martini in hand and a beautiful woman on their arm. They’re working stiffs […]
At Little White Lies, Henry Bevan talks about John Wick’s clothing and Luca Mosca’s costume design in John Wick (2015) and John Wick, Ch. 2 (2017).
This month’s Guest Star Aditi Sen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Queen’s University, Canada. When she isn’t working or watching horror films, she likes to collect Bollywood cakes. ~~~ In 1830, Colonel William Sleeman reported that a fakir and his young son were […]
Vilissa Thompson interviews actor and author Rachel True at Bitch Media. “As a kid growing up in the ‘90s, one of my favorite movies was the cult classic The Craft. At the time, I was always looking for Black characters in TV shows and movies, and The Craft […]
Japan Times profiled Seizo Fukumoto, an actor who specialized in ugly deaths in period samurai movies. “As a young actor, one of Fukumoto’s own role models was not a martial artist at all but Charlie Chaplin….’I thought the way he fell was great. He went down with a […]
Friend of the Gutter Jay Patrick shares some Christmas movie suggestions at the Netflix DVD blog. “‘Tis the season for festive libations, holiday cheer, crackling fires, and viewing your roster of holiday movies. Many of us have these yearly essentials, but that doesn’t mean we can’t add some […]