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Episode 18 Cinelounge Presents - Screenwriter Kathy Charles Talks Jakob's Wife

In today's episode we sit down with Kathy Charles, Co-writer of the fantastic new horror film, JAKOB'S WIFE.

We delve into influences, the beauty of a non-happy ending and the themes that can make some horror films so layered.

Kathy Charles is a screenwriter whose Stephen King biopic THE KINGS OF MAINE appeared on both the Hit List and Black List of Hollywood’s best unproduced screenplays. Her first feature, a remake of the horror classic CASTLE FREAK, was released in 2020. She is the co-writer of JAKOB’S WIFE starring Barbara Crampton that premiered at SXSW. She was also a writer on the Orion Pictures horror thriller 10/31 which also appeared on the Black List and Blood List. She is also the author of the novel JOHN BELUSHI IS DEAD published by MTV Books. Kathy was born in Melbourne, Australia and lives in Los Angeles.

Episode 17 Cinelounge Presents - Paul Solet talks Real Life Revenge with TREAD - From Narrative To Documentary

Director Paul Solet is known for his work as a writer and director of narrative genre, but this week we speak to him about his gripping new critically acclaimed documentary, TREAD.

Tread tells the story of Granby, Colorado man, Marvin Heemeyer, who exacted revenge on his local community in 2004 in the most epic and mind-boggling of ways.

Paul Solet dropped by for a discussion about his documentary along with his Production designer, Robb Wilson King and Cinematographer, Zoran Popovic.

Episode 16 Cinelounge Presents - William Lustig Talks Forging Your Own Path In Film - From Blue Movies to Maniac Cops & Serial Killers with Panache

This week Director, William Lustig drops by the theater to discuss the beginnings of his film career all the way through to his company BLUE UNDERGROUND.

We cover topics including his partnership with Joe Spinell, his films including MANIAC, MANIAC COP, VIGILANTE, Nicolas Winding Refn's bug elimination technique, and ultimately how Lustig's self-belief and love of film led to a wonderful career in the film industry.

William is full of wonderfully entertaining anecdotes, and we are proud to present his episode.

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