Tag: The Cultural Gutter

Back To The Wharf!

The Gutter’s own Carol has some thoughts on Li Xiaofeng’s neo-noir, Back To The Wharf! She has additional thoughts on censorship and Chinese crime films. “Back To The Wharf is one of a wave of Chinese crime dramas in recent years. These films make up for the bloated, […]

Shah Rukh Khan: The Early Years

The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins joins Pitu Sultan on the Filmi Ladies Podcast to discuss superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s early years on television! “Call us TV Ladies this week! We’re talking about two of Shah Rukh Khan’s early tv shows: Fauji (1988)and Doosra Keval (1989). One of these […]

“An Elegy for Shudder”

The Gutter’s own Sachin Hingoo writes about some concerning changes at the streaming service, Shudder: “C-suite shuffling wouldn’t normally be a topic for The Week in Horror, but this particular round of cutbacks claimed Craig Engler, the general manager of this writer’s favourite horror outlet, Shudder. In the […]

The Gutter’s Own Carol watches Zerograd!

At Monstrous Industry, the Gutter’s own Carol Borden writes a bit about Karen Shakhnazarov’s absurd satire/mystery, Zerograd / Zero City (1998). “Zerograd is a film that requires a lot of pondering–especially in its presentation of the implications of distorting history, personal and otherwise. And it requires some thought […]

“31 Days of Horror: Lynch / Oz”

At Biff Bam Pop, the Gutter’s own Sachin writes about director David Lynch and Alexandre O. Philippe’s documentary, Lynch / Oz (2022). “In Lynch/OZ, Phillipe enlists six filmmakers and reviewers to expound on Lynch’s fixation on Victor Fleming’s 1939 classic, The Wizard of Oz.It feels, in many ways, […]