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Now displaying: June, 2022
Jun 8, 2022

Bill speaks to author and film critic Brad Stevens about his film cultural endeavors, from contributing to publications like The Dark Side, Sight & Sound and Video Watchdog to writing books like MONTE HELLMAN: HIS LIFE AND FILMS and ABEL FERRARA: A MORAL VISION. Topics include: Auteurism, Robin Wood, BBC’s “The Great American Picture Show” season, alternate versions of films, Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time poll, SCHINDLER’S LIST, Nicole Brenez, writing the novel THE HUNT, warming up to the films of Steven Soderbergh, physical media versus streaming and Abel Ferrara.

Read Brad Stevens’ “Bradlands” articles for Sight & Sound:
https://www2.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/comment/bradlands

Visit Brad Stevens’ Amazon author page:
https://www.amazon.com/Brad-Stevens/e/B001KHCUEQ?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3&qid=1654470806&sr=1-3

Buy Arrow Video edition of THE DRILLER KILLER, with commentary by Abel Ferrara moderated by Brad Stevens
https://www.diabolikdvd.com/product/driller-killer-arrow-us-dvd-blu-ray-combo/

Buy MONTE HELLMAN: HIS LIFE AND FILMS:
https://mcfarlandbooks.com/product/monte-hellman/

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