Friend of the Gutter Mike White interviews filmmaker Mattie Do, director of the sf / time travel / thriller / horror movie set in Laos, The Long Walk (Laos, 2019)! “Mattie Do discusses her career from being a ballet instructor to suddenly directing horror features in Laos.” Listen […]
Enjoy this Spookoween Season with Halaloween: the Fourth Annual Muslim Horror Film Festival presented by the University of Michigan’s Global Islamic Studies Center and features excellent films including: Roh (Malaysia, 2018); Beddua: The Curse (Turkey, 2019); and, Satan’s Slaves (Indonesia, 2017). These films are free and streaming online. […]
Ghoul (2018) is as bleak as might be expected for a series that starts with the line, “Strike a deal with your blood and out of the smokeless fire the ghul will come.” It’s a three episode miniseries that addresses fascism, state terror, and individual guilt in a […]
Carol’s piece on Mattie Do’s The Long Walk (2019) contains plot details. She doesn’t think they’d spoil the movie, but now you know. ~~~ The Long Walk (2019) is a slow-burning blend of genres. It’s a movie that requires some patience (and possibly a second viewing) as it […]
Friend of the Gutter Robert Mitchell interviews Ritwik Pareek, director of Dug Dug (2021).
At Jumpcut Online, Fiona Underhill writes about Gothic horror and recent films directed by women. “Madness and melodrama, obsession, suppression and repression – the questioning of sanity, gas-lighting, confusion over what is real or unreal, not knowing who to trust are also huge elements of Gothic fiction (and […]