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Now displaying: November, 2017
Nov 27, 2017
Bill talks to film journalist, special effects supervisor, podcaster and award-winning home video supplements producer Heather Buckley. They discuss her path from writing for Dread Central to co-producing the forthcoming feature film THE RANGER. Other topics include: J. Hoberman and Jonathan Rosenbaum’s book MIDNIGHT MOVIES, punk rock, Martin Scorsese, applying a DIY ethic to working in corporate advertising, social media, the abuse of power in film culture, UNFORGIVEN, Michael Felsher and how hanging a poster of a character from Clive Barker’s NIGHTBREED can inadvertently result in one’s own exorcism.
 

Read about Heather Buckley’s film and supplementary feature credits on her Internet Movie Database page:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6286333/
 
Read Heather Buckley in Fangoria:
 
 
Read Heather Buckley in Dread Central, Vulture and Chemistry World:
https://muckrack.com/heather-buckley/articles
 
Listen to the Mass Hypnosis podcast:
http://masshypnosisnow.com/
 
 
Watch Heather Buckley’s interview with Tobe Hooper:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6DYEhl5Wy8&t=85s
 
Listen to Heather Buckley discuss LEATHERFACE: THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III on Scream Addicts:
http://www.screamaddicts.com/leatherface-tcm-iii-with-film-journalistproducer-heather-buckley/
 
Follow Heather Buckley on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/_heatherbuckley
Nov 13, 2017
Bill talks to author and film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum about some of his many endeavors in film culture, including books like MOVING PLACES and MOVIE WARS, his tenure as principal film reviewer at the Chicago Reader, and his involvement in multiple Orson Welles-related projects, ranging from THIS IS ORSON WELLES to THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND. Other topics include: Critical interactivity, identity politics in film criticism, André Téchiné, film culture in New York and Paris in the late '60s, confusing Art with Class, audio commentaries, TWIN PEAKS, hate mail, film festivals and how plagiarism can be a positive thing if your ideas are important.
 
 
Visit Jonathan Rosenbaum’s official website:
 
 
Jonathan Rosenbaum on THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT and GERTRUD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lfa-Xr9zI
 
Jonathan Rosenbaum on SATANTANGO
 
Jonathan Rosenbaum’s 1000 Essential Films:
 
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