The Gutter’s own Carol writes about Phil Tippett’s Mad God! “Mad God (USA, 2022) opens with Wagnerian fanfare and a tower, the very image of the Tower of Babel, consumed by darkness. Then we are shown a piece of parchment with a quotation from Leviticus as Tippett’s Mad […]
The BBC has a program on Phil Tippett on filmmaking and stop-motion animation. Listen here!
Robot is the only one who really understand Death. Death is the only one who really understands Robot. (Thanks, Molly!)
Animator, director and producer Arthur Rankin, Jr. has died. Rankin is probably best known for his Rankin/Bass studio’s holiday television specials such as Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town and Mad Monster Party. He also produced and directed The Last Unicorn, The Hobbit (1977), […]
In the house I grew up in, at the front of the garage, there was a pair of boat supports on the wall. No boat, just the two long arms sticking out at roughly skull level so you had to manoeuver awkwardly underneath them to reach the cars. […]
Trailer for Rankin / Bass’s The Thing. (Also, please enjoy The Thing re-enacted with G.I. Joe action figures).