Marya E. Gates has some thoughts on Andrew Dominik’s Blonde (2022), Marilyn Monroe, and the photography of Weegee. “Weegee would take this idea of distorted reality even further with his doctored images of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, warping them ever so slightly, enough so that they feel off […]
Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity reports on “Surrealism Beyond Borders.” “Look: together for the first time since they were last exhibited: Varo’s triptych. And Rahon! And Colqhoun! And Cahun! And Deren — and so much.”
On Twitter, @samjawed65 has shared letters and autographed photographs from Indian film stars in the 1950s and 1960s that her aunt solicited and kept in a photo album. Look at them all together here and/or read the Twitter thread, which includes translations of the 1962 letter in Urdu […]
The Library of Congress is making available 11,700 of John Margolies’ photos of road side America. (via Boing Boing)
Please enjoy this gallery of Japanese monster posters. (Thanks, Colin!)
At Filmstruck, friend of the Gutter Kimberly Lindbergs takes a look at Joan Crawford’s apartment.