Tag: robots

Runaway (1984) on The Projection Booth

The Gutter’s own Carol joins Mike White and Josh Stewart for a discussion of Runaway (1984) on The Projection Booth. “We are looking at the 1984 film from writer/director Michael Crichton, Runaway. It’s the tale of Jack Ramsay (Tom Selleck) a member of the Runaway unit who takes […]

“Star Virgin”

Friend of the Gutter, Todd Stadtman reviews Star Virgin (1988) at Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill! “I approached Star Virgin expecting lightweight Japanese erotica, but what I got was something altogether more charming. What it was instead was a frenetic procession of goofy rubber monsters, robots, fun miniature […]

“Book vs. Flick: The Stepford Wives”

Friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes about The Stepford Wives. “The story has been made into multiple films—the first being a play-by-play of the book in 1975, followed by mostly irrelevant sequels like Revenge of the Stepford Wives, The Stepford Children, and The Stepford Husbands. The original film retains […]

Summer Fun Time Reading ’18

It’s hot and the cottonwoods are seeding. The fluff is falling like snow and drifting in piles all over. That might make it seem like the start some kind of idyllic tale set in the West. There could be taciturn people brought together by loss and love. Or […]

Superargo! Help Me!

The Mexico of lucha libre films is just about as close to my version of the Promised Land as you can get. I’d gladly turn in our world of turmoil for a world where the biggest news comes when pro wrestlers have to thwart the diabolical scheme of […]