The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins and Pitu Sultan discuss Indian monster movies on Filmi Ladies! “Pitu watched Bhediya in the cinema, then ran straight home to do this episode! To recap: SHE LOVES IT! We discuss the Ramsay Brothers oeuvre and other Indian monster-y films (namely Junoon) and […]
Who’s been making critters in his lab? The Gutter’s own Alex MacFadyen at his Critter Lab! Check out his ongoing shenanigans here.
The Gutter’s own Carol is reporting back from the Fantasia International Film Festival with a review of Satoshi Miki’s What To Do With A Dead Kaiju (Japan, 2022): Writer / director Satoshi Miki had two movies at Fantasia this year: Convenience Story (Japan, 2022) and What To Do […]
At Smithsonian Magazine, Nora McGreevy writes about gender and mythological monsters. “Monsters reveal more about humans than one might think. As figments of the imagination, the alien, creepy-crawly, fanged, winged and otherwise-terrifying creatures that populate myths have long helped societies define cultural boundaries and answer an age-old question: […]
Content warning: self-harm, sexual violence, police violence. From the trailer, I thought Dracula Sir was going to be the kind of film that the film industries of India do often and, generally speaking, very well: a reincarnation story. I was already hooked by the title alone, but a […]
This week Guest Star Michelle Kisner writes about the genre-bending sci fi creature feature, Zeiram. Keep up with her and all her film writing via Instagram at @robotcookie! ~~~ Zeiram (1991) is a fantastically creative sci-fi creature feature hybrid with exquisitely goopy monster designs coupled with great practical […]