This Halloween, Sachin Hingoo is paying tribute to the last few matches of the career of spooky wrestler Keiji Mutoh/The Great Muta!
The Gutter’s own Sachin has some thoughts about Out In The Ring (Canada, 2022) at Biff Bam Pop! “Ryan Bruce Levay’s documentary Out in the Ring is mostly a historical piece, running though the roots of queerness in pro wrestling from the 1940’s to today. If there was […]
There are so many events happening at Fantasia 2022 between July 14 and August 3, including world and North American film premieres, a tribute to John Woo, and a special screening series as part of a celebration of the tenth anniversary of Kier-La Janesse’s book, House of Psychotic […]
I don’t think I have to tell you that pro wrestlers are a generally mercurial bunch. You pretty much have to be in order to exist between the real and unreal worlds where pro wrestling resides, that blurred-line known as Kayfabe*. Of these profoundly odd men and women, […]
Though a good/evil distinction is present in most narratives, when it comes to professional wrestling the dynamic between babyfaces (good guys) and heels (bad guys) is uniquely important. In an entertainment medium that lives and dies based on the reactions and whims of the live audience, it’s critical […]
“But sometimes, just to see the world I live in, I watch WrestleMania.” More on Werner Herzog and Wrestlemania here.