New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Tag: William S. Burroughs: A Man Within
Burroughs lays bare the notorious author of Naked Lunch
This 1983 documentary gets Burroughs right between the eyes.
Dinner & a Show: Friday 1/21
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This Week’s Movie Action
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Chicago International Movies and Music Festival
One of the more unusual events on the city’s film-fest schedule, combining live music and video-projection screenings of music-related movies.
William Burroughs, Unabridged
Jonathan Leyser works to finish the first documentary covering William Burroughs’s entire life.
William S. Burroughs: The man, the movie, the party
But first, something fantastic: Also notable, William S. Burroughs quoted in Ed Koziarski’s just-posted story:
Performances mark 50th anniversary of “Naked Lunch”
Actor Peter Weller, poets John Giorno and Anne Waldman, and performance artist Penny Arcade are among the notables scheduled to appear Friday, August 28, at Thinkart Salon to mark the 50th anniversary of William S. Burroughs’s landmark novel Naked Lunch. Weller, who played Burroughs’s alter ego William Lee in David Cronenberg’s 1991 film version of […]