Tag: musicals

“Haunted Hearts”

Friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen writes about love and loss in ghost stories at Arré. “On cold nights as thick snow rests on the ground, the ghosts of a beautiful young woman and a little girl still haunt Furnivall Manor House. Soon, the sound of an organ […]

“Star Virgin”

Friend of the Gutter, Todd Stadtman reviews Star Virgin (1988) at Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill! “I approached Star Virgin expecting lightweight Japanese erotica, but what I got was something altogether more charming. What it was instead was a frenetic procession of goofy rubber monsters, robots, fun miniature […]

Ankhen (1968)

  If you’re thinking “Hey, didn’t Cultural Gutter already do a piece on a wackadoodle Indian film about eyes starring the handsome and heroic Dharmendra?” you’re perfectly correct. But thanks to a career of over 300 films, producers apparently ran out of different words to use in the […]

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!”

At Little White Lies, Manuela Lazic reviews Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. “This film is to Mamma Mia what The Godfather: Part II is to The Godfather. The difference here is that, as Sophie finds herself more or less knowingly following in the footsteps of her mother, both women […]