At Film Companion, the Gutter’s own Beth writes about the snake ladies, monkey midwives, anipals (animal friends), Mithun Chakraborty and the many wonders of Indian B-movies. “You may know exactly what is going to happen, but you can rarely predict how.”
If you don’t buy your drugs from an egomaniacal man in an orange wig, raspberry bow tie, pink ruffled tuxedo shirt, and sunglasses fitted with a metal nose cover, you’re doing it wrong. Charas is a fantastic example of what 1970s Hindi cinema does so well: packing a […]
The Gutter’s own Beth and friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman join Mike White to discuss the Indian film classic, Sholay on The Projection Booth.
Ajooba is one of those Bollywood movies that almost everybody dismisses—cheap costumes, awkward giant monsters, make-do special effects—until you get them to actually think about it. Released in 1991, this bank-breaking Indian and Soviet co-production features a plot that sounds more at home in the 1970s in the […]
Nerd Fest UK has an edit of scenes from 66 classic musicals set to “Uptown Funk.” (Click the cc button to see which musicals have been used). (Thanks, Andrew!)
When I was recently asked for my recommendation for the most underrated Bollywood film of 2015, I didn’t go with the high-profile, high-intelligence, period piece flops from big-name directors that I loved even though very few critics did (Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! from Dibakar Banerjee and Bombay Velvet from […]