Author Archives: Mike Wood

Jan Svankmajer’s Faust and the Folly of Control

Is
the struggle to control destiny nothing more than an internal wrestling
match? Svankmajer hints that things are no more settled in heaven
or in hell.

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John Waters on This Filthy World

John Waters’ films have shown us the seedy, and revealed it as a mirror on ourselves.

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When Reagan Babies Fight Back! Another State of Mind

With punk today absorbed into the mainstream, can another alternative music culture appear? 1983’s Another State of Mind shows how it can be done.

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Jandek on Corwood: When the Private is Public, and Still Unknown

This DVD profiles a musician whose personal work has continued to mystify, scare and inspire, with music written by a recluse who has truly been an outsider.

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