This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Cultural Gutter. Author and game developer Jim Munroe founded The Cultural Gutter and posted his first essay here on May 22, 2003. In 2004, Jim invited comic artist and critic Guy Leshinski to join the Gutter. They created a manifesto […]
At the Filmi Ladies podcast, Pitu Sultan and the Gutter’s own Beth Watkins “discuss why certain stars (or not) have disappeared. Underneath it all, we’re really just wondering why people we will never meet—but about whom we have thoughts and feelings!—make the decisions that they do. Perhaps the […]
At Biff Bam Pop, the Gutter’s own Sachin Hingoo shares the latest horror news! “We got a grip of horror news coming out of Cinemacon this week, infuriatingly in the form of second-hand accounts of various exciting-sounding trailers. But I’ve also got one of the scariest trailers I’ve […]
The Gutter’s own Carol Borden watched Thomas Marchese’s From Black. “There has been a wave of horror movies about motherhood, ambivalence about motherhood and reproduction, complicated often witchy women, and grief. Films like: Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook (Australia, 2014), Lucile Hadžihalilović’s Evolution (France, 2015), Alice Lowe’s Prevenge (UK, […]
Pitu Sultan and the Gutter’s own Beth Watkins watch ghostly love stories and talk about them on the Filmi Ladies podcast! “Duvidha (1973) and Paheli (2005): two very different films from the same source material, both fantastically successful in their own ways.” Listen and watch here.
Hey, the Gutter’s own Sachin Hingoo and Carol Borden have both written a bit about Fugue, director Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s follow-up to the much beloved, The Lure (2014)! Read Sachin’s swell review here and Carol’s piece here.