Jordan Crucchiola shares a list of essential LGBTQ+ horror movies at the Rotten Tomatoes blog. “As long as there have been horror films, there have been queer horror films. Before homosexuality was formally legislated out of existence in Hollywood by the Production Code — commonly referred to as the […]
The unlikeliest story of the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival – more than Taylor Swift or Harry Styles or the presence of any celebrity – is undoubtedly the path Vera Drew’s The People’s Joker has taken to instant notoriety. The recontextualizing of the events in Todd Phillips’ Joker […]
At the Verge, Adi Robertson writes about Vera Drew’s The People’s Joker (2022) and copyright law. “I’m not sure exactly how long a copyright term should be to balance artists’ welfare with a cultural commons. I’m not sure exactly what a clearer, more generous fair use system should […]
Here’s the line-up for this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival! If you can’t make it to the screenings, make sure to keep an eye out for these films when the come to streaming or a theater near you: Eric Appel’s Weird: The Al […]
At Mic, Genevieve Fullan has some thoughts on Will Byers in Stranger Things. “I want a gamut of queer characters. I want victorious ones and tragic ones. I want them to be messy and imperfect and real. I want more queer narratives, so that every queer story doesn’t […]
Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity watches Emily Harris’ Carmilla (2019). Read her thoughts here. (And you can read the Gutter’s own Angela’s piece on Carmilla here).