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Bill Horrigan

Bill Horrigan is the media arts director at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

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Derek Jarman’s Angelic Conversations
Derek Jarman’s Angelic Conversations

Jim Ellis’s insightful new book, Derek Jarman’s Angelic Conversations (University of Minnesota Press), builds from the premise that “Jarman is the mostimportant Anglo-American gay director in the post-Stonewall era, although it is surprisi…

By Bill Horrigan

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Repulsion: Eye of the Storm
Repulsion: Eye of the Storm

We enter Roman Polanski’s harrowing Repulsion as if in the middle of the story, but it’s actually the beginning of the end. Polanski unceremoniously drops us into a beauty salon where a pampered matron takes to task our heroine, a manicurist who …

By Bill Horrigan

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Edward II

Elizabethan prodigal prodigy Christopher Marlowe, whose tantalizingly brief life ended in political assassination, wrote a history play, in the mid-1590s, about the 1327 political assassinations of England’s Edward II and his lover and boyhood frie…

By Bill Horrigan