The line up for this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival has been announced and it looks pretty swank indeed. It includes MM alumna Julia Ducornau’s Titane; Kate Dolan’s You Are Not My Mother; Arsalan Amiri’s Zalava; Jean Luc Herbelot’s Saloum; Rob Savage’s Dashcam; […]
“[Octavia] Butler is one of the futurists who will be honored in the Smithsonian’s expansive ‘Futures’ exhibition, which will mark the Institution’s 175th anniversary and will debut in the Arts and Industries Building late this year.” More about Butler, her career, Afrofuturism and the Futures exhibit at the […]
Bloom County cartoonist Berke Breathed helps Hobbes find Calvin. Breathed shares his work on Facebook but it’s public and you can see it here.
At Pulp Curry, friend of the Gutter Andrew Nette writes about John Frankenheimer’s Seconds (1966)! “Seconds concerns a bored, ennui riven middle class wage slave, who through an almost Faustian pact with a mysterious entity known only as the Company, is given a new body and face, and […]
Our friends at The Projection Booth watch Sergio Corbucci’s Western, The Great Silence (1968). “Spaghetti Western month continues with a look at Sergio Corbucci’s The Great Silence (1968) which stars Jean-Louis Trintingant as the titular Silence, a mute gunfighter who shoots the thumbs off his enemies. He’s pitted […]
Metro Times has an interview with graphic novelist Deena Mohammed. “’I want my work to be respected for the content, not labeled as something just for Arab Americans, or the Arab option on the menu,’ she explains. ‘Unfortunately, pretty much every minority has the same problem of their […]