Episode 18: Nick Pinkerton
Bill speaks with film critic Nick Pinkerton about his experiences and practices as a writer, from his initial reviews for Reverse Shot to becoming a regular contributor at publications like The Village Voice, Sight & Sound, Artforum and Film Comment. Other topics discussed include the late Kim’s Video chain, the importance of great editors, moderating Q&As, New York City film culture, criticism in the age of social media, work/life balance and the professional hazards that can come from having the wrong attitude about frozen yogurt.
Read Nick Pinkerton’s film criticism:
Hear Nick Pinkerton on the Film Comment Podcast:
Read Nick Pinkerton's essay for the Criterion Collection on ANATOMY OF A MURDER:
Anatomy of a Murder: Atomization of a Murder
Buy Severin Films' special edition Blu-Ray of THE KILLING OF AMERICA, which includes the supplementary feature "Mondo Mania", Nick Pinkerton's examination of Italian shockumentary films.