Episode 33: Alan Jones

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Bill speaks with film journalist, critic and film festival programmer Alan Jones about some of his many endeavors, from writing childhood film diaries to co-directing the UK's largest International genre film festival. Topics covered include: Dario Argento, The Portobello Hotel, punk rock, auditioning for Russ Meyer, CARRIE, the BFI, Guillermo del Toro, disco and Jones’ forthcoming book DISCO MANIA for Nicolas Winding Refn, Asia Argento, visiting film locations, and how following the writing advice of Jackie Collins can allow you to accept the pleasures of alliteration.

Visit the official FrightFest Site:
http://www.frightfest.co.uk/

Visit Alan Jones’ Amazon author page:
https://www.amazon.com/Alan-Jones/e/B001K8R7H0/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1515352519&sr=8-1

Watch Nicolas Winding Refn and Alan Jones discuss their book THE ACT OF SEEING: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOsbpre3LRY&index=5&list=PLuWhwGlijliy5i8JOxd3l-bfj8694C6Mu

Watch Alan Jones in conversation with George A. Romero:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRCMW5S3jvU&list=PLuWhwGlijliy5i8JOxd3l-bfj8694C6Mu

Hear Alan Jones discuss giallo thrillers on the Evolution of Horror podcast:
https://player.fm/series/the-evolution-of-horror/slashers-pt-3-a-bay-of-blood-1971-feat-alan-jones

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James Laczkowski