Friend of the Gutter Kimberly Lindbergs has put together a collection of of her pieces on Asian film artists at Cinebeats! “May is Asian Heritage Month or to be more exact, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To celebrate I decided to collect links to some of […]
Breakfast in the Ruins considers Seijun Suzuki’s 1973 contribution to the horror anthology series, Unbalanced Horror Theater: “A Mummy’s Love.” “In terms of its creative ambition and production values, this series seems to have represented something akin to a Japanese take on the BBC’s celebrated Ghost Stories for […]
Actress Isuzu Yamada has died. Yamada worked with a range of directors including, Akira Kurosawa, Kenji Mizoguchi, Mikio Naruse, Yasujiro Ozu and Kinji Fukasaku. The New York Times has an obituary. The Gutter remembers her with a scene of her performances as Lady Washizu in Throne of Blood. […]
This month Teleport City shakes down Nikkatsu Studios from Cruel Gun Story to Detective Bureau 2-3: Go To Hell Bastards! (aka, “The Best Named Film Ever”).
Guns. Swords. Paint. Old time Japanese movie posters at Wild Grounds “because there was a time when photoshop disasters didn’t exist.”
Todd at 4DK has decided to “throw some verbiage” in Suzuki Seijun’s direction with reviews of and stills from Underworld Beauty and the best titled film ever, Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! I love it when Todd throws words around.