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Susan Arosteguy

Susan Arosteguy is a producer at the Criterion Collection.

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10 Things I Learned: Scorsese Shorts

The films showcased in our new collection of early works by Martin Scorsese are deeply influenced by the director’s life in New York City and the experiences of his family and friends.

By Susan Arosteguy

10 Things I Learned: Valley of the Dolls and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Among the discoveries are details about the Valley of the Dolls cruise, author Jacqueline Susann’s casting anger, and John Waters’s homage to Russ Meyer’s follow-up Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.

By Susan Arosteguy

10 Things I Learned: The Shooting and Ride in the Whirlwind

While revisiting the films for their Criterion release, director Monte Hellman returned to shooting locations, many of which are now underwater; found and interviewed Calvin Johnson, the chief wrangler on both films; and discovered something new in a

By Susan Arosteguy

Talking with John

John Lurie reminisces about making Down by Law and Fishing with John.

By Susan Arosteguy

Plate o’ Shrimp

This week, Border Radio was released on DVD. The film is the post-UCLA film school project of first-time directors Allison Anders, Kurt Voss, and Dean Lent. Yesterday, we got a note from a fan who wrote a really thoughtful, personal piece about the f

By Susan Arosteguy