At RogerEbert.com, Roxanne Hadadi writes on the films of Jeremy Saulnier. “[W]hat Saulnier has built into his Blue Ruin, Green Room, and Hold the Dark trilogy is not only a flair for the gory and grisly, but a consistent acknowledgment of the role this country’s regimented class system […]
Writer, musician and friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman has passed away. Todd was author of Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of Bollywood Action Cinema in the 1970s (FAB, 2015) as well as the SF Punk Trio, a trilogy of young adult novels featuring punk teens in 1970s […]
Our friends at the Feminine Critique watch Strange Days! “Fluff up that wig and jack yourself in! Christine and Emily are diving deep into Kathryn Bigelow’s 1995 sci-fi punk (and incredibly hard to find in 2020) murder mystery Strange Days. As usual, thar be spoilers! Also, a batch […]
Katie Rife interviews Penelope Spheeris, director of The Decline of Western Civilization documentary series and Wayne’s World (1992). “If they don’t hire me because I’m a woman—because I’m an older woman—if they don’t hire me, I don’t give a shit. I don’t know who fired who, but as […]
At Loser City, friend of the Gutter writes about the art of the hustle in Susan Seidelman’s Smithereens. “Do you have a picture in your head of New York? Does it come from real life? Or the memory of art? I know the New York I see when […]
At Comics Alliance, Emma Lawson has put together a playlist of songs mentioned in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.