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Steve Erickson

Steve Erickson is a critic and filmmaker who lives in New York and writes for Gay City News, the Nashville Scene, Cineaste, the Quietus, and Kinoscope.

Dance Punks Punk Dance

EDM has become an umbrella term for a field with several dozen sub-genres, but it also describes a culture that pasteurized a sound originally created by gay African-American men into party music for straight white bros.

slowthai And The Path Out

When he attacks other rappers who write lyrics about drug dealing for their lack of imagination, he sounds bitter enough that I suspect there’s a degree of self-criticism involved.

Frank Beauvais's Just Don't Think I'll Scream

It’s easy to romanticize a certain kind of French cinephilia—seeing movies in 35mm at the Cinémathèque Française and then having long conversations about them in cafés afterward.

In Conversation

BERTRAND BONELLO with Steve Erickson

Bertrand Bonello’s last film, Nocturama (2016), borrowed imagery and narrative ideas from George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (1978) and John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), so it’s not startling that he would go further into genre territory with his latest, Zombi Child.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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