Jordan Crucchiola shares a list of essential LGBTQ+ horror movies at the Rotten Tomatoes blog. “As long as there have been horror films, there have been queer horror films. Before homosexuality was formally legislated out of existence in Hollywood by the Production Code — commonly referred to as the […]
Enjoy the glory of the 1969 Academy Award presentation of the best costume design! Watch here. (Thanks, Holly!)
The Gutter’s own Carol watches Peter Strickland’s new movie, Flux Gourmet (UK, 2022)! Sonic Catering! Sounds generated by food preparation! Art collectives! Gwendoline Christie in magnificent outfits! Digestive issues! Read more here.
Swamp Thing first shambled into my heart with Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette and John Totleben’s The Saga of the Swamp Thing #24-64 (DC, 1984-7). At a time when I was reading mostly alternative comics, Swamp Thing brought me back to DC, Vertigo, and, eventually, superhero comics. It’s appropriate […]
I had an uninvited guest once, and it was inside me. If you’ve ever seen a sonogram of a cancer tumor, a demon analogy isn’t too much hyperbole. Tumors look objectively wicked and wrong. The barbs of its flesh under my own skin pricked. And while it was […]
Absolute Beginners first crossed my radar last week when a friend showed me a clip of David Bowie dancing on a typewriter. “Big deal,” scoffed I, a connoisseur of Indian cinema. “Merchant and Ivory did that with Hindi superstars ages ago.”* Discovering that David Bowie could tap dance […]