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
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
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