Electric Sheep Magazine Spring 09

The spring issue of Electric Sheep focuses on Tainted Love to celebrate the release of the sweet and bloody pre-teen vampire romance Let the Right One In, with articles on incestuous cinematic siblings, Franí§ois Ozon’s tales of tortuous relationships, destructive passion in Nic Roeg’s Bad Timing, Julio Medem’s ambiguous lovers and nihilistic tenderness from Kôji Wakamatsu.

The magazine is no longer available and we are no longer published by Wallflower Press.

Also in this issue: interview with Pascal Laugier, film in Berlin from squat cinema to the Berlinale, the Polish New Wave, screen vamps, comic strip on the Watchmen film adaptation, and Ipso Facto’s top films.

The films of Rex Bloomstein

Rex Bloomstein filming An Independent Mind
Rex Bloomstein filming An Independent Mind

audioFirst broadcast as a special episode of Resonance FM’s film show I’m Ready for My Close-Up. Alex Fitch talks to director Rex Bloomstein about his films Traitors to Hitler (1979), KZ (2006) and An Independent Mind (2008) in advance of a screening of the former at the Imperial War Museum as part of a weekend of films and talks about the 1944 bomb plot to kill Hitler (including a screening of Valkyrie starring Tom Cruise). Bloomstein talks about documenting persecution and freedom of speech on film and notions of psychogeography in the documentary process.

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Interview with Rex following a screening of KZ at the Sundance Film Festival
Rex Bloomstein’s page on the British Documentary Website dfgdocs.com
Imperial War Museum website