David Sherman

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The Sound of Doomsday in America: How a Cult Leader Made a Cherished Tape Freak Classic

Tracing the origin of a legendary cassette that involves Marie Antoinette, Rush, and a doomsday cult in Montana.<p>“Together,” a man's voice intones. And then an onslaught of voices. Two are in front, a man and a woman; if they’re actually saying words, they're impossible to decipher. It's just …

High Rise director Ben Wheatley: societal collapse is imminent

The collapse of society is coming soon to a civilisation near you, according to Ben Wheatley. The director, whose adaptation of High Rise, JG Ballard’s 1975 novel about a tower block falling into anarchy, premiered at the Toronto film festival last night, said we’re attracted to the idea of …

“My body was in a net that was being tightened”: Director Rodney Ascher on the frightening phenomenon of sleep paralysis

<b>A still from "The Nightmare" (Gravitas Ventures)</b><p>Ascher’s new documentary “The Nightmare” follows 8 individuals who have been haunted by midnight spectres<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>May 29, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Director Rodney Ascher's follow-up to "Room 237" is a documentary-horror hybrid that threatens to give …

Top 50 YouTube and Vimeo Channels for Filmmakers and Cinephiles • Cinephilia & Beyond

There are numerous film-related YouTube and Vimeo channels that hold thousands of high quality material about filmmaking. Whether you’re interested …

Jean-Pierre Faye’s One Last Attack On Jacques Derrida

French philosopher Jean-Pierre Faye is trying to stir things up again with a pamphlet against Derrida’s debt to Heidegger.<p>Attacks on Jacques Derrida …

The Wyatt Earp Myth: America’s Most Famous Vigilante Wasn’t

Wyatt Earp famously delivered justice the American way—except it’s all a lie, says biographer Andrew Isenberg.<p>Eighty-five years ago in Los Angeles, …

Nick Cave Subject of Pseudo-Documentary Film 20,000 Days on Earth

<i>Above: Still from 20,000 Days on Earth</i><p>Nick Cave, a characteristically elusive and fabled figure, will be the subject of an upcoming feature-length documentary, reports <i>The Guardian</i>. Of course, because it's Cave, it won't be a documentary in the traditional sense. Filmmakers Iain Forsyth and Jane …