There are so many events happening at Fantasia 2022 between July 14 and August 3, including world and North American film premieres, a tribute to John Woo, and a special screening series as part of a celebration of the tenth anniversary of Kier-La Janesse’s book, House of Psychotic Women (2012). And, you might not have […]Read More The cultural Gutter Goes to Fantasia 2022!
The pandemic has resulted in a year of film festivals here at the Gutter, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Hong Kong Filmart and now Nightstream and the Brooklyn Horror Festival. The Gutter’s own Angela and I attended Nightstream with press cards in the bands of our fedoras and passes clipped to our lanyards. You […]Read More Carol goes to Nightstream and the Brooklyn Horror Festival 2021!
So last year, I actually did 31 days of horror. I just didn’t write about all the films. My eye was injured and the resulting eye full of ghost blood that only I could see meant that both reading and writing were more tiring than they have been in the past. I am doing a […]Read More Spookoween 2021: 31 Days of Horror, Part I
This year I am excited to attend Nightstream, a collaborative online film festival created in response to the pandemic. The Boston Underground Film Festival, Brooklyn Horror Festival, the North Bend Film Festival and The Overlook Film Festival have joined together to bring us this year’s Nightstream. I was fortunate enough to get press credentials and […]Read More Nightstream: Alien on Stage (UK, 2020)
Part III brings more cats and especially black cats or at least panthers. More Bela Lugosi. More werewolves and vampires. Lionel Atwill returns bringing more mad science. There are ghouls both metaphorical and supernatural. Nils Asther plays a yogi but there is also actual Indian horror! Folk horror, both British and American and maybe Indian, […]Read More Spookoween 2019: 31 Days of Horror, Part III