Episode #25: An Experiment With Time

Boyhood,” is Richard Linklater’s newest film. He shot it over 9 years with the same actors. Robert and Steve talk about the ways time becomes a character in this well received film.

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Robert Horton  reviews movies for The Herald (Everett, Washington), He has contributed many pieces to Film Comment since 1990 as well as other publications. He is the author of the  “Cultographies” volume on Frankenstein (Wallflower Press, 2010), Billy Wilder: Interviews (University Press of Mississippi, 2002), and had work included in Best American Movie Writing: 1999.

He is the co-author of the zombie Western comic book, Rotten (Moonstone Books, ongoing), and runs the “Magic Lantern” monthly series of film lectures at the Frye Art Museum. His website The Crop Duster is a busy collection of short takes, long pieces, and compulsive lists.


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Steve also likes to garden. Check out his gardening podcast, A Dry Rain


Steve wil be Seattle’s Town Hall Scholar In Residence , Fall 2014.  Some of the work will focus on this question, when did this place become your home?  Steve had an essay about the topic on KCTS TV’S Pie.   He will probably be asking you that question in the months ahead. Best think up an answer, or at least a few places you can take him to where you can point out how you started to take root.