Episode 29: Jonathan Rosenbaum
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:
Hear Jonathan Rosenbaum on The Projection Booth:
Jonathan Rosenbaum on THE SUNSHINES BRIGHT and GERTRUD
Jonathan Rosenbaum on SATANTANGO
Jonathan Rosenbaum’s 1000 Essential Films: