Enjoy children’s book writer Eduard Uspensky’s Cheburashka in all his glory in this subtitled, stop-motion short, “Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena!” It’s like Rankin & Bass’ American puppet-mation Christmas specials, but Soviet.
At Forget the Film, Watch the Titles, Liselotte Doeswijk has a nice analysis of Maurice Binder’s opening titles for Dr. No. “The mid 1950s was an interesting time for title sequences. The growing popularity of the rivaling medium of television prompted film studio’s to rethink their promotion strategies. […]
Kung Fu Kingdom interviews actor/director/fight choreographer Bruce Khan. It has some sweet video of Khan in action as well as some of his fight choreography in Jackie Chan’s The Medallion. Enjoy the trailer for his film Revenger here.
Paste Magazine has an appreciation of actor James Hong and his 500 film roles!
Johnnie To talks about filmmaking at the 2013 Asian Film Summit in Toronto.
The Gutter’s own Beth has curated a list of 10 songs / “song picturizations” from Hindi film for a museum event showcasing Hindi film music to people who have potentially never seen a Bollywood film. It’s a pretty sweet list. Beth describes the process: “I crowdsourced suggestions from […]