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Susan Arosteguy

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

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

10 Things I Learned: Things to Come
10 Things I Learned: Repo Man
10 Things I Learned: Quadrophenia
Talking with John
Talking with John

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

10 Things I Learned: Island of Lost Souls

By Susan Arosteguy


Oct 20, 2011
Remembering Leonard Kastle
Remembering Leonard Kastle

We received the sad news that Leonard Kastle, director of The Honeymoon Killers, passed away on Wednesday at his home in Westerlo, NY, at the age of eighty-two. In addition to writing and directing that film, Mr. Kastle was an accomplished opera comp…

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