Michael Aguilar discusses The Giant Claw and making the stop motion wonder of “Godzilla 2014 vs. The Giant Claw, Part I!” (Thanks, Kate!)
Tony Zhou has a new video up at Every Frame A Painting. This time, he looks at Buster Keaton and, “The Art Of The Gag.”
Art Of The Title looks the opening credits for The Man In The High Castle, True Detective and at Momentum, Alex Maragos interviews Andrew Geraci about making the opening credits for House Of Cards.
Christopher Lee talks about black magic, playing a blasphemous priest in To The Devil A Daughter, Anton LaVey, Ian Fleming and Dracula in a 1975 interview.
At Office Hours #9, friend of the Gutter/Midnight Madness programmer/Shudder curator Colin Geddes and fellow Shudder curator Sam Zimmerman talk about horror. I especially enjoy the discussion about the difference between a “terror film” and a “horror film.”
Footage of Sammo Hung, Lau Ching-Wan Louis Koo, Yuan Quan, Jiang Shuying, Eddie Peng, Liu Kai-Chi and Wu Jing on the set of Benny Chan’s The Deadly Reclaim. (Thanks, Brian!)
Every October I like to write about something spooky. I’ve written about Frankenstein and Dracula, dead girls and dread, mummies and mutant sea creatures. This year, I thought I’d write about werewolves, but it didn’t work out. I considered Brian Michael Bendis and Marc Andreyko’s Torso, but Eliot Ness pursuing a Cleveland serial killer in […]
Here’s the genre-tastic line-up for this year’s Midnight Madness Program at the Toronto International Film Festival–with trailers where available: The Chickening; Green Room; Baskin; Hardcore; The Devil’s Candy; The Girl In The Photographs; The Mind’s Eye; Southbound; SPL 2: A Time For Consequences; Yakuza Apocalypse; and, The Final Girls. (The Gutter’s own Carol runs the […]
Hell’s Club is a slick mash-up from AMDS Films. “There is a place where all fictional characters meet. Outside of time. Outside of all logic. This place is known as Hell’s Club. But this club is not safe.” (Thanks, Gareth!)
The Verge has a images of Star Wars scenes and characters interpreted via ukiyo-e woodblock prints. They also have video of the process.
Dylan Marron has made a series of videos based on every word spoken by a person of color in various films, including Moonrise Kingdom, Her and Into The Woods. “Marron, a biracial native of Venezuela who grew up in New York, started the video series to figure out why so few people of colour are […]
A side by side comparison of Michael Ploog’s storyboards and shots from John Carpenter’s The Thing.
At Every Frame A Painting, Tony Zhou takes a close look at the action comedy of Jackie Chan.
The Haitian art collective Atis Rezistans and photographer Alice Smeets have created some amazing photographs recreating images from the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. See them here, watch a video of members of Atis Rezistans talking about the project and read an interview with Smeets. “The spirit of the Ghetto Tarot project is the inspiration to turn […]
PBS’ Newshour has a gallery of Norbert Ostrowski’s amazing automotive design sketches from 1946 to 1973. “The designs were never meant to leave the studios. Automakers routinely destroyed early sketches for fear they would fall into the wrong hands. But some of them made their way out of Ford, GM and Chrysler, as well as […]
Swell songs on disreputable topics: “Gom Jabbar “ by Chica Non Grata and “Bad Clone” by Victoria Squid.
Every Frame A Painting returns to analysis of Akira Kurosawa’s work.
Actor, director, writer and artist Leonard Nimoy has died. Nimoy was most famous for playing Spock in Star Trek, but he also appeared in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), In Search Of…, Ancient Mysteries, Columbo, Fringe, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Faerie Tale Theatre, Mission: Impossible, Dragnet and Bonanza. Nimoy directed Three Men And A […]
Founding Gutter editor Jim Munroe is having a watchalong for his new cyberpunk, neo-Noir webseries, Haphead, on Feb. 15, 2015 at 4pm ET. There’s a Q&A at 5:20 pm. You can find the series here, hit play with the official Haphead Twitter account says, “Go!” and tweetalong with the hashtag #haphead. Watch the series trailer […]
Footage of Jello Biafra interviewing the Archangel Urial and other members of Unarius, a religion based on their encounters with aliens, the Space Brothers.
Tony Zhou looks at “The Geometry of a Scene” in Akira Kurosawa’s The Bad Sleep Well and Domus looks at Stanley Kubrick’s use of one-point perspective. (Make sure to watch Tony Zhou’s other video essays in his Every Frame A Painting series).keep looking »