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.
Friend of the Gutter Michelle Kisner reviews M. Night Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin Door (2022). “We live in uncertain times right now. Pandemics, climate change, and an unstable economy. Humanity flirts with the apocalypse, dipping its toe into the murky darkness. What if we could somehow save […]
At Bright Wall / Dark Room, Lauren Wilford writes about how Vertigo changes when you watch it from Judy’s point of view. “From Judy’s perspective, the second half of Vertigo constantly threatens to become a slasher movie.” Read more here. And if you have trouble with the link opening, […]
I’ve been thinking about what “disreputable art” means in a time when nerds, fans, and geeks have won a kind of cultural hegemony. It was different when the Cultural Gutter was founded in 2003, before Iron Man (2008) launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Force awakened, and the […]
The Gutter’s own Carol Borden watches and writes a review of Stefano Ludovichi’s The Guest Room (Italy, 2021). “The Guest Room mixes genres to tell the story of familial sins and intimate betrayals. The film is focused on that story, not on its genre or any kind of […]
At DVD.com, friend of the Gutter Jay Patrick dives into the history of Italian giallo film. “I put Opera in the VCR and experienced my first proper giallo. I hadn’t yet incorporated the term giallo into my lexicon because it was, to my eyes, just a very stylish […]