The Gutter’s own Carol Borden has some thoughts about Hou Hsien-Hsiao’s Millennium Mambo at Monstrous Industry. “Millennium Mambo is very much a film of 2001. The cinematography, the techno, the fashion, the decor, the liminality, the settings, the drugs, the raves, the clubs, the ennui–all very much of […]
I attended the 2022 Fantasia International Film Festival remotely, but with a press card in my cap and a matcha latte in my hand. I was disappointed I did not get a chance to see the movie I was most looking forward to, Wai Ka-Fai’s new film starring […]
The Gutter’s own Carol is reporting back from the Fantasia International Film Festival with a review of Satoshi Miki’s Convenience Story (Japan, 2022): Kato (Narita Ryo) is a screenwriter. You might not have heard of his movies, but he’s reasonably successful. He makes a living, but feels professionally […]
Komazawa Isolation have a series of videos recreating videogame moments in Tokyo. They have the Yakuza walk and run down. Watch them here!
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 […]
Sasquatches, Godzilla-like sea monsters, alien invasions, vampire squid – it’s April switcheroo month once again at the Gutter and I’m about to take you down a rabbit hole of hoaxes and truly strange things inspired by one of my favorite podcasts, Popular Science’s The Weirdest Thing I Learned […]