Every April at the Gutter, the editors write about something outside their usual domains. This month, Comics Editor Carol Borden writes about stars of action cinema. I like ladies of asskickery, women who can throw a punch or wield a sharp pointy weapon, preferably both. Since it’s April […]
Chocolate‘s JeeJa Yanin fights Street Fighter characters! On stage! On Thai Game Show 2008! She is the World Fighter!
The 2008 Midnight Madness films have been announced. If you’re in Toronto then, you’ll have a chance to see movies like Chocolate, Detroit Metal City, JCVD and The Burrowers (no trailer) on the big screen. I’ma be there.
“Autism: Blessing or Curse?” the trailer for Prachya Pinkaew’s Chocolate asks. Instead of being a mathematical prodigy or cattle- whisperer, Jeeja Vismistananda stars as an autistic woman who’s learned “every fighting move recorded.”
With the ladies of Forbidden Kingdom looking a little… lackluster, here’s some of the original white-haired bride, Brigitte Lin (Bride with White Hair and The East Is Red) and the original Golden Swallow, Cheng Pei-Pei (Come Drink With Me and The Lady Hermit). And here’s some Angela Mao […]