The Projection Booth Podcast’s Mike White kindly invited me on the show to talk about Umetsugu Inoue’s The Black Lizard (1962) with film critic Samm Deighan. We also discussed Kinji Fukasaku’s The Black Lizard (1968), starring drag and cabaret star Akihiro Miwa as the supercriminal the Black Lizard. The 1962 film is my favorite and […]Read More Carol talks about The Black Lizard (1962) on The Projection Booth
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!
Summer is nearly upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere and it is, to say the least, an uncertain time. I don’t know what your plans are. Maybe a camping trip. Maybe the beach. Maybe you feel safe traveling for vacation. Maybe you’re just going to the park sometimes. Maybe you’re organizing protests or a […]Read More Summer Fun time reading ’22
It’s annual list time where I share things I liked in the last year. I usually try to write about things I haven’t written about before, but the world is not what it was and perhaps next year I will be back to that or perhaps on to something else. As it is this year […]Read More 10 Things I Liked in 2021
The Gutter’s own Carol is out rolling the rubes and getting a bone-weary, disillusioned private detective to play the sap for her. In the meantime, in honor of Noirvember, enjoy her piece on the Wachowski Sister’s 1996 neo-noir, Bound. This month is Gutterthon, aka, Hellcats of the Gutterthon, please consider contributing by clicking through the […]Read More From the Archives: Sometimes the Femme Fatale Wins