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!
I was fortunate enough to able to attend the Hong Kong International Film and Television Market (HK Filmart) again this year. Among the panel discussions and analyses of trends–and one inquiry about whether I wanted to purchase rights to a documentary–I was lucky enough to see five movies: Black Substance / Substance Noire (France, 2021); […]Read More The Gutter’s Own Carol Goes to Hong Kong Filmart 2022!
The 2022 Hong Kong International Film and Television Market (HK Filmart) has virtual component and so I was fortunate enough to able to attend again this year. I will be writing longer essays about the films I see here and posting a film festival round-up at The Cultural Gutter. ~~~ Dimitris Kanellopoulos’ Pack of Sheep […]Read More Hong Kong Filmart 2022: Pack of Sheep / Ageli Provaton (Greece, 2021)
As with so many other events, the 2021 Hong Kong International Film and Television Market (Filmart) moved online and so I was able to attend this year. Along with Noir City International / the 18th Annual San Francisco Film Noir Festival, the New York Asian Film Festival and Detroit’s Trinity International Film Festival, it’s the […]Read More Carol goes to Hong Kong Filmart!
This year’s 31 days of horror kicks off with werewolves, draculas, anthropologists familiar with ancient horrors; PROCEDURES; 1970s horror, especially the year 1973; Edgar Allan Poe; “The Masque of Red Death.” Vincent Price, Roger Corman and Richard Matheson; horror in Spanish!; playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons right; and the dread and baleful horror of The […]Read More Spookoween 2020: 31 Days of Horror, Part I