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Jun 3, 2019

Bill speaks to author, broadcaster and film historian Emma Westwood about her many creative endeavors, from co-founding film societies and writing freelance criticism to hosting Triple R’s Plato’s Cave and developing her recent monograph on David Cronenberg’s THE FLY. Topics include: Fatal Visions, Lee Gambin, the differing approaches of American and Australian film schools in the early 1990s, ALIEN, John Frankenheimer, Bert Deling's DALMAS, writing about standup comedy, HOUSEBOAT HORROR, the research process for audio commentary tracks, Raymond Stross, why children relate to monsters and why “write what you know” is bad advice.

Visit Emma Westwood’s website:

https://emmawestwood.wordpress.com/

Buy and read THE FLY:

https://cup.columbia.edu/book/the-fly/9781911325420

Hear Emma Westwood on Plato’s Cave:

https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/rrr-fm-platos-cave/id433074505

Hear Emma Westwood discussing Roman Polanski on Hell Is For Hyphenates:

http://www.hellisforhyphenates.com/blog/2017/11/30/november-2017/

Read A Fiend On Film’s interview with Emma Westwood:

https://themagnificentworldofdavek.wordpress.com/2019/02/08/a-fiend-on-films-interview-with-emma-westwood-author-of-the-fly-2018/

Read “The Act of Seeing: Cinema, Ethics and Responsibility”:

https://issuu.com/atompublications/docs/2_westwood_screen_ethics

Read “To Watch Or Not To Watch, That Is The Question”:

https://diaboliquemagazine.com/to-watch-or-not-to-watch-that-is-the-question/

Read newsletters from the Fitzroy Film Society:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/8vxfkkm20wvhtc6/FFS%20Newsletter%20Archive%20Complete.pdf?dl=0

Read a roundtable discussion of Women In Horror with Emma Westwood, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Kate Robertson:

http://fourthreefilm.com/2016/02/to-just-survive-as-the-final-girl-is-not-victory-a-roundtable-discussion-on-women-in-horror

Hear Emma Westwood, Stuart Cornfeld, Mike White, Samm Deighan and Bill discuss THE FLY on The Projection Booth:

http://www.projectionboothpodcast.com/2019/03/special-report-fly-1986.html

Watch Emma Westwood, Sally Christie, Hande Noyan and Lee Gambin at the Cinemaniacs event, "All of them Witches", discussing the Devil in 60s and 70s cinema:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVEL5qE9bwE

Listen to Art Of The Score:

http://www.artofthescore.com.au/

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