At Fanbyte, David Murrieta considers the way Blasphemous might provide new ways of looking at difficulty in video games. “The aesthetic approach to difficulty can do away with the idea of ‘challenge’ and attempt, in the spirit of Blasphemous, to account for as many fortunes as possible, not […]
Here’s the line-up for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival Midnight Madness program: Blood Quantum; Color Out of Space; Crazy World; First Love/ Hatsukoi; Gundala; The Platform / El Hoyo; Saint Maud; The Twentieth Century; The Vast of Night; and, The Vigil. See these films and brag about […]
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 […]
Open Culture has a gallery of images of Salvador Dalí’s illustrations for Alice In Wonderland.
The Vulture has a list of fifty swell-looking non-Holllywood, non-English musicals for your perusal!
The Gutter’s own Keith has started a new website, Mezzanotte, dedicated to cinema, sin, and swinging style. He has a swank series about sinister goings on in silent cinema as well as an ongoing series on giallo. Friend of the Gutter Todd Stadtman has contributed an article about […]
Hyperallergic has a gallery of astronomical and cosmological illustrations from photographer Michael Benson’s books, Cosmographics: Picturing Space Through Time. (Thanks, Stephanie!)