Watch a Kabuki interpretation of Kylo Ren’s story, “Rennosuke and the Three Light Sabers” right here. Rennosuke stars famed Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo XI as Rennosuke / Kylo Ren. (Ichikawa has also performed in films and you might remember him from Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), Over […]
Bust looks at four women horror owes a lot to: Daphne du Maurier, Ida Lupino, Paula Maxa and Alice Guy-Blaché.
Deadline has a nice interview with veteran actor, James Hong. “Hong’s heroic path through Hollywood included fighting racism, relentlessly advocating for non-stereotypical Asian roles and encouraging others to take up the fight and push through to make necessary change in the entertainment industry.”
io9 has a gallery of images of Jack Kirby’s costume designs for a 1969 production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. (Thanks, Sarah!)
At Teleport City, the Gutter’s own Carol writes about The Ghost Story of Yotsuya in its film adaptations and its villain, Iemon, who is the absolute worst.
Actor Billie Whitelaw has died. Whitelaw was Samuel Beckett’s “perfect actress” and she also appeared in television and films, including: Gumshoe (1971), Frenzy (1972), The Omen (1976), Space: 1999 (“One Moment of Humanity”) (1976), The Dark Crystal (1982), The Secret Garden (1987), The Krays (1990), Jane Eyre (1996), […]
Actor, dancer, choreographer, director, designer and artist Geoffrey Holder has died. Besides his iconic role as Baron Samedi in Live And Let Die (1973), he directed and designed the costumes for the 1975 stage production of The Wiz, performed as the Metropolitan Opera Ballet’s principal dancer in 1955-6, […]